UPDATE: Crash closes Highway 5 north of Kamloops
Howard Alexander - News Editor
A collision between a semi and a car near McLure on Highway 5, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Image Credit: Dan Spark via Twitter
January 17, 2016 - 2:25 PM
KAMLOOPS – Highway 5 has been closed south of Barriere following a crash involving a semi and car this afternoon.
According to Drive B.C., the Yellowhead has been closed in both directions.
B.C. Ambulance says the collision between a semi and a car happened at around 12 p.m., Jan. 17.
One person was transported by ambulance to hospital in stable condition with minor injuries, a spokesperson says, but would not confirm a report someone had been killed in the crash.
Drive B.C. estimates the highway will reopen between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Image Credit: Drive B.C.
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— This story was updated at 2:23 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 to include information from B.C. Ambulance and to add a photo.
— This story was updated at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 to include an estimated time of reopening.
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