UPDATE: Highway 1 open again between Revelstoke and Golden

Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden was closed January 2, 2015 because of a vehicle accident. Cam shows Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east.
Image Credit: Drivebc

UPDATE: Highway 1 between Golden and Revelstoke is now open in both directions.

GOLDEN B.C. - RCMP have shut down a section of Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden following a serious vehicle accident.

RCMP say the four vehicle crash claimed the lives of two women and happened at roughly 2:30 p.m. Friday near Canyon Rough Springs located 30 kilometres east of Revelstoke, according to Global Okanagan. Another man is in critical condition. The vehicles involved include a small car and three pickup trucks with one pulling a trailer.

Castle Mountain - Hwy 1, at Hwy 93 South junction, looking south.
Castle Mountain - Hwy 1, at Hwy 93 South junction, looking south.
Image Credit: Drivebc

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact the managing editor, email Marshall Jones at mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

- This story was updated at 9:20 p.m. to include new information from DriveBC and Global Okanagan.

- This story was corrected. Both who died were female.

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