Crashes back up traffic on W.R. Bennett Bridge

Emergency crews are on scene of a several crashes on Highway 97

  • Feb. 12, 2019 1:56 p.m.

UPDATE: 2:39 p.m.

Traffic is backed up headed into West Kelowna on Highway 97 over the W.R. Bennett Bridge due to several vehicle incidents.

At least three cars are believed to be involved in collisions on the bridge. Expect major delays.

Roads are reported to be very slippery and drivers are urged to use caution.

A crash is also being reported on Highway 97 at Commonage Road.

—————-

Snow continues to cause havoc on the roads in the Central Okanagan.

Emergency crews have been called out to several incidents from Lake Country to Peachland.

READ MORE: Car slides through oncoming traffic on Highway 97 south of Vernon

Just before 2 p.m. in West Kelowna a single vehicle reportedly rolled over on Highway 97 north of Barley Road.

Rescue 32 and engine 32 from the West Kelowna Fire Department are currently attending.

READ MORE: Snow delays flights at Kelowna International Airport

It’s unclear if anyone is trapped in the vehicle.

More to come.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Funds needed for special diving team to find missing Okanagan kayaker

Zygmunt Janiewicz was last seen on Okanagan Lake May 17

Lake Country councillors want stricter regulations, more signage on public smoking

In 2019, 21 fires in Vernon to Penticton zone have been human caused, some linked to cigarette butts

Kelowna Falcons’ take flight for shut-out victory

Kelowna’s bats and pitchers led the Falcons to a 3-0 win

Unexpected snow on Okanagan Connector, Pennask Summit

As of 6:50 a.m. DriveBC cameras displayed surprise snowfall on highway

Spikeball tournament sets up for Kelowna summer

The tournament for the four-player beach game comes July 13

VIDEO: Weekday weather update for the Okanagan Valley

Snow is expected on the Okanagan connector and thunderstorms across the Valley

B.C. ‘struggling’ to meet needs of vulnerable youth in contracted care: auditor

Auditor general says youth in contracted residential services may not be getting support they need

Pair of B.C. cities crack Ashley Madison’s “Infidelity Hotlist”

Data from the website reveals Abbotsford and Kelowna hottest spots for cheaters

Okanagan school digs up $2,500 recycling prize

Kalamalka Secondary students recognized for establishing a new culture of recycling

Billboard posted along B.C.’s Highway of Tears to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women

Billboards featuring Indigenous artwork to be placed in Surrey, Kamloops and near Prince George

Driver loses tire while behind the wheel after lug-nut thief strikes in Burnaby

Burnaby RCMP are investigating after two reports of lug-nut tampering in the city this month

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary, in wake of TMX approval

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is set to visit Trans Mountain Corp.’s terminal in Edmonton

B.C. municipality prepares to forbid overnight camping by homeless despite court ruling

While courts have ruled against blanket bans, Langley City is employing a site-by-site approach

B.C. auditor says Indigenous grad rate highest ever but education gaps exist

The percentage of Indigenous students graduating from B.C. public high schools has hit its highest level ever

Most Read