Crash closes Trans Canada near Chase

Image Credit: Drive B.C.

CHASE – The Trans Canada Highway east of Chase was closed due to a collision this morning.

Drive B.C. says the crash happened about 2 kilometres east of Chase and the highway is closed in both directions.

The highway fully reopened at about 3 p.m. 

The collision involved a semi trailer and a motorcycle, according to unconfirmed reports.

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 11:06 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 to include an estimated reopening time for the highway.

— This story was updated at 2:56 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 to say the highway was open to single lane traffic.

— This story was updated at 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 to say the highway had fully reopened.


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