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UPDATE: Five-vehicle collision on Highway 5 in Kamloops sends four to hospital

December 29, 2015 - 9:56 AM

KAMLOOPS - A crash on the highway between Sun Rivers and Mount Paul Way sent four to hospital earlier today and traffic on Highway 5 is still reduced to a single lane in each direction.

Officers investigated a five-vehicle crash that occurred at 9 a.m. this morning, Dec. 29. Cpl. Cheryl Bush, a spokesperson for Kamloops RCMP, says four people were transferred to Royal Inland Hospital. One is in critical condition. 

While the scene was examined by a collision analyst and is cleared, drivers were advised to seek alternate routes through the city. Southbound travellers were re-routed through the Halston Connector. 


To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

-This story was updated at 12:17 p.m., Dec. 29, 2015 to include information about when the highway may re-open. 

-This story was updated at 2:29 p.m., Dec. 29, 2015 to update that Highway 5 is open with single lane traffic. 

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