UPDATE: Collision on Highway 1 near Golden

A collision has closed Highway 1 in both directions east of Golden, Saturday, March 5, 2016.
Image Credit: Drive B.C.

GOLDEN – The Trans Canada has reopened to single lane, alternating traffic near Golden following a car crash this morning.

Highway 1 was closed about 5 kilometres east of Golden in both directions following a collision at about 9:30 a.m., March 5, but reopened to a single lane in each direction just before 11 a.m.

Kevin Sauve with B.C. Emergency Heath Services says one ambulance was dispatched to the scene, but didn’t know how many patients were treated or how serious the injuries were.

The Trans Canada remains closed due to a crash west of Salmon Arm.

For the latest information on the closures and highway conditions across the province go to the Drive B.C. website.

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 10:19 a.m. to say the highway had reopened to single lane traffic.


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