Wednesday's windstorm, Jan. 13, 2021, knocked trees and power lines down blocking Westside Road between Irish Creek Road and Traders Cove. (Tiffany Carmen Genge - Facebook)

Power lines, tree down on Westside Road

Road reduced between Irish Creek and Traders Cove

Westside Road blocked due to a tree down just south of Vernon.

DriveBC reports the tree is on the road between Irish Creek Road and Traders Cove, two kilometres south of the city. The road was closed while crews addressed the sitution, it has since re-opened to single-lane alternating traffic.

“There is debris on the road. Downed hydro lines,” DriveBC said.

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A tree down across Westside Road has closed the road near Vernon. (Tiffany Carmen Genge - Facebook)

A tree down across Westside Road has closed the road near Vernon. (Tiffany Carmen Genge - Facebook)