BC Highway camera showing the Okanagan Connector near Brenda Mine on Wednesday, Aug. 18. (BC Highways)

BC Highway camera showing the Okanagan Connector near Brenda Mine on Wednesday, Aug. 18. (BC Highways)

Metal on Okanagan Connector has blown out tires

DriveBC put out the warning after vehicles had driven over metal and tires blew out

DriveBC is warning travellers along the Okanagan Connector to watch out for angle metal on the road Wednesday morning.

There are reports that vehicles have blown tires as a result of the angle iron in the westbound lanes.

The metal is on Highway 97C about 20 kilometres west of Summerland, according to the report.

A crew is now there cleaning up the metal but drivers should still use caution in the area.

READ ALSO: Vehicle catches fire on Highway 3A in Olalla

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