Four injured in Friday accident on highway

Vehicle incident closed Highway 97A in Spallumcheen near The Log Barn

UPDATED 8:15 a.m. SATURDAY, JULY 29:

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP received a call of an accident on Highway 97A, 10 kilometres north of Armstrong, near The Log Barn in Spallumcheen, at 5:45 p.m.

A southbound pickup truck with one occupant is believed to have entered the northbound lane, colliding head-on with a pickup truck with three occupants.

All four occupants received non-life-threatening injuries.

The northbound truck ended up in a ditch and caught fire.

The accident remains under investigation.

The highway was closed for a period of time.

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Highway 97A is closed in both directions 10 kilometres north of Armstrong because of a vehicle incident.

A detour is in place and traffic control operators are on scene.

There are reports of BC Air Ambulance being called into action.

The estimated time of opening is unknown.

Check DriveBC for updates.

More to come.

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