UPDATE: Trans Canada near Revelstoke reopens following crash

The view of the traffic jam caused by the three vehicle crash on the Trans Canada near Revelstoke, Saturday, Dec. 27,2014.
Image Credit: Twitter/Roger Mansfield

KAMLOOPS – A serious crash closed the Trans Canada between Craigellachie and Revelstoke for most of the day Saturday.

The highway was closed in both directions with eastbound traffic held in Sicamous, according to Drive B.C.

A RCMP collision analyst was called into investigate the cause of the crash. Police have not released any information possible injuries.

Drive B.C. says the route reopened at about 9:31 p.m.

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement warning of heavy snowfall in the mountian passes this weekend.

For the very latest on highway conditions go to Drive B.C.’s website.

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 9:44 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in include information about the highway reopening.

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