An accident has closed Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton. Google maps

An accident has closed Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton. Google maps

Update: Highway 3 now open

Vehicle incident on Highway 3

Update 9:37 a.m.

Drive BC reported that Highway 3 is now open in both directions from Hope to Princeton following an earlier vehicle incident.

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A vehicle incident has closed Highway 3 just east of Manning Park.

According to Drive BC, the highway is closed from Hope to Princeton and is estimated to re-open around noon.

Drive BC said the incident occurred in the early morning hours on Wednesday between Garret Road and Saturday Creek (nine kilometres west of Sunday Summit). Alternate routes are available via Highway 5 or Highway 1.

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