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Update: Highway 97 open in Kaleden after vehicle incident

The highway was closed in both directions for the morning commute
Police block the road at the scales for most of the morning commute. It opened again at 8:10 a.m.

Update: 8:20 a.m.

Highway 97 at Lakehill Rd. has been re-opened in both directions.


Highway 97 is closed in both directions in Kaleden because of a vehicle incident.

The crash is at the intersection of Hwy 97 and Lakehill Road.

Delays are expected in the area and emergency crews are on route.

DriveBC is urged travellers to drive with caution due to slippery conditions from Garnet Valley to Kaleden.

More to come.

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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