UPDATE: Crash closes Highway 5 north of Kamloops

A collision between a semi and a car near McLure on Highway 5, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Image Credit: Dan Spark via Twitter

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.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— 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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