UPDATE: Coquihalla Highway reopens southbound after crash between Merritt and Hope

The Coqihalla Highway was down to one lane southbound between Merritt and Hope for most of today, Dec. 6, 2016 after a vehicle crash.
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KAMLOOPS - The Coquihalla Highway has completed reopened southbound between Merritt and Hope following a vehicle crash this morning, Dec. 6.

The southbound lanes were closed between exit 237 at Juliet Creek to exit 231 at Mine Creek, about 45 km south of Merritt, according to Drive B.C., but one of the lanes reopened for most of the day while crews covered the vehicle.

No information about the crash have been released.

For the latest updates and highway conditions check out the Drive B.C. website.


— This story was updated at 10:48 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 to say a lane southbound had reopened.

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