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UPDATE: Highway 1 partially reopens near Salmon Arm following vehicle crash

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July 22, 2019 - 5:56 PM

TAPPEN — Highway 1 near Salmon Arm has partially reopened following a vehicle crash earlier today.

The Trans-Canada Highway about one kilometre west of Tappen was closed for several hours today, July 22, after a what Drive B.C. calls a vehicle incident.

It has since reopened to single lane alternating traffic.

For the latest on the closure go to the Drive B.C. website here.

A motor vehicle collision near Tappen has shut down both directions of Highway 1 on Monday, July 22, 2019.
A motor vehicle collision near Tappen has shut down both directions of Highway 1 on Monday, July 22, 2019.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ Drive B.C.

— This story was updated at 5:55 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, to say the highway had partially reopened.


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