Rockslide slowing down traffic on Highway 97 in Peachland

A rockslide on Highway 97 is slowing traffic through Peachland, Friday, March 2, 2018.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan/Jim Douglas (with permission)

WEST KELOWNA - A rockslide is affecting traffic on Highway 97 in Peachland this afternoon.

Police are currently conducting traffic control south of Antler’s Beach, where the rockslide occurred around 3 p.m. today, March 2, RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey says in a media release.

Motorists initially reported that debris as large as garbage cans covered the southbound lane of the highway, while smaller debris covered much of the northbound lane, O’Donaghey says.

"Traffic continues to flow slowly in both directions at this time, under the direction of RCMP at the scene, with one lane alternating traffic," O’Donaghey says. "Police have not received any reports of any injuries at this time."

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