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Coquihalla closed southbound between Merritt and Kamloops

Highway 5 at Comstock Road, about 15 kilometres south of Merritt, looking north.
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December 27, 2017 - 7:55 PM

KAMLOOPS - The southbound lane of Highway 5 between Merritt and Kamloops is currently blocked.

Kamloops RCMP Staff Sgt. Jay Wessel says in a news release that the Coquihalla is blocked southbound near the Inks Lake turnoff by a semi truck on its side.

Wessel says it's not yet known how long the highway will be closed.

Drivers are being advised to avoid travelling due to poor road conditions.

For the latest updates on this closure and other road information, go to Drive B.C. or follow them on Twitter.

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