UPDATE: Delays expected on Coquihalla after northbound accident | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy
20.4°C

Kelowna News

UPDATE: Delays expected on Coquihalla after northbound accident

FILE PHOTO - Air ambulance
Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons
June 19, 2021 - 12:44 PM

Drivers in the northbound lane of the Coquihalla can expect traffic delays this afternoon following a vehicle incident.

Today, June 19, a vehicle incident between Exit 231 onto Mine Creek Road and Exit 238 onto Juliet Road caused the highway's partial closure, between Hope and Merritt.

The northbound lane has since reopened but DriveB.C. warns drivers to expect traffic delays as a right-lane closure is in place as highway crews recover the vehicle.

 

DriveB.C. also reported an air ambulance on scene.

- This story was updated June 19, 2021 at 1:50 p.m. to say the road has reopened.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Carli Berry or call 250-864-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

 

News from © iNFOnews, 2021
iNFOnews

  • Popular penticton News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile