Current Conditions

Partly Cloudy

Highway 97C back open following police incident

November 25, 2015 - 5:04 PM

VERNON - A police incident forced the closure of a major highway today.

According to Drive B.C., what is described as a ‘police incident’ shut down Highway 97C in both directions between Huston Street and Menzies Street in Merritt Wednesday, Nov. 25.

As of 4:35 p.m., the road was back open and traffic flowing.

No further details have been released about the incident.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile