News

Accident shuts down highway in downtown Vernon

UPDATE 6:52 A.M.

According to Drive B.C., Highway 97 (32nd Street) through downtown Vernon has reopened to traffic after an accident early Wednesday morning.

*****************************

Motorists are being forced to find detours after a motor vehicle accident closed Highway 97 in downtown Vernon.

The accident occurred early Wednesday morning at 30th Avenue and 32nd Street (Highway 97).

The highway is closed in both directions from Highway 6 to 1.5 kilometres north of Vernon.

The estimated time of the highway reopening is 6:45 a.m., according to Drive B.C.'s website.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Virk shuffled to new job after Kwantlen flap
 
The Okanagan’s Nutcracker dances for 25 years
 
Telus provides trauma care boost
Community forest keeps active
 
Skilled labour dominates budget talk
 
NDP blasts lottery corporation spending
Interior Health: The dairy dilemma
 
State-of-the-art tools for KGH operations
 
RCMP address Safeway bomb threat

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.