Update 2:55 p.m.
The Highway 97 closure between Trepanier Bench Road and Buchanan Road is now clear.
Update 1:48 p.m.
A vehicle incident involving a semi-truck and another vehicle near Peachland has closed roads in the area.
The area between Trepanier Bench Road and Buchanan Road is closed, according to a tweet by DriveBC. Emergency crews have been notified and are en-route to the incident. An assessment is in progress. Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control in the area.
#BCHwy97 – Reports of a road closure in #Peachland between Trepanier Bench Rd and Buchanan Rd. Emergency crews have been notified and are en-route. Assessment in progress. Watch for traffic control. #Kelowna #WestKelowna
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) September 7, 2021
A semi-truck has collided with another vehicle on Highway 97 near Peachland.
The incident happened at the bottom of Drought Hill, at Buchanan Road, about 1 p.m., Tuesday.
Reports indicate one person might be trapped.
It’s unclear how this crash has impacted traffic on Highway 97. Drivers should watch for emergency vehicles arriving on scene.
More to come.
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