The approximate location of a vehicle incident that closed Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm on Jan. 4, 2022. (Google image)

The approximate location of a vehicle incident that closed Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm on Jan. 4, 2022. (Google image)

UPDATE: Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm open after closure due to crash

Highway was closed in both directions between Black Road and 34th Avenue SE

Update:

Highway 97B is clear of a crash that occurred earlier today, Jan. 4. DriveBC announced both lanes of the highway were open around 1:15 p.m.

Original story:

A vehicle incident has stopped traffic on Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm, near the city’s industrial park.

According to a 12:47 p.m. DriveBC report, the highway is closed in both directions between Black Road and 34th Avenue SE.

Motorists are told to expect delays and DriveBC expects to have an update on the situation at 2 p.m.

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