Highway 97C back open following police incident

VERNON - A police incident forced the closure of a major highway today.

According to Drive B.C., what is described as a ‘police incident’ shut down Highway 97C in both directions between Huston Street and Menzies Street in Merritt Wednesday, Nov. 25.

As of 4:35 p.m., the road was back open and traffic flowing.

No further details have been released about the incident.

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