A semi truck rolled on Highway 97A Jan. 31, near Mara Lake between Sicamous and Vernon. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review) A semi truck rolled on Highway 97A Jan. 31, near Mara Lake between Sicamous and Vernon. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

UPDATE: Crews still clearing rolled semi on Hwy 97A in North Okanagan

Injuries unknown at this point

UPDATE 2:30 P.M. FRIDAY:

Single-lane alternating traffic is in effect on Highway 97A near Mara Lake.

Crews are still working to clear a semi truck, which rolled over Friday morning.

Motorists should expect up to 15 minute delays, according to Drive BC.

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Motorists travelling Highway 97A near Mara Lake are driving with caution after a semi rolled off the road.

The truck rolled onto its roof on the southbound lane of the Vernon-Sicamous Highway near the Mara Lake cottages minutes before the Centex gas station. The rollover is between Davy and Hamilton roads, 14 kms south of Sicamous.

Ambulance neared the scene around 11:38 a.m., Friday.

A Black Press reporter said a few vehicles were stopped nearby, but are presumed to be witnesses. Roads are said to be wet and may be slick in places.

The highway remains open in both directions but Drive BC says to expect delays and watch for traffic control.

Injuries are unknown at this time.

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