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.

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