UPDATE: Highway 3 partially reopens following crash; occupant airlifted to hospital

Highway 3 is shut down in both directions near Hedley this afternoon, June 22, 2106.
Image Credit: Drive B.C.

PENTICTON - Highway 3 has partially reopened following a vehicle incident this afternoon.

Drive B.C. is reporting a vehicle incident near Hedley, about 26 kilometres west of Keremeos around 2:30 p.m.

RCMP say two vehicles collided near Stemwinder Provincial Park and one occupant had to be airlifted to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The highway is expected to be single lane alternating traffic until roughly 9 p.m.

For current closures and delays visit the Drive B.C. website.

— This story was updated at 4:34 p.m., with additional details and to note the highway has partially reopened.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn or call 250-819-3723 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 


letters-to-the-editor
ALBAS: Liberals politicize Canada Summer Jobs program for students
  OPINION There has been some confusion and misunderstanding regarding changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program for students that are deserving of some clarification. This confusion has arisen because the Trudea

Top News