Accident closes highway near Armstrong

Highway 97A closed in both directions, detour in effect

  • Jun. 16, 2017 4:30 a.m.

An accident south of Armstrong has closed down the highway.

Highway 97A is closed in both directions two-kilometres south of Armstrong due to a vehicle incident. A detour is in effect.

Reports are that the accident involved a motorcycle and an older model car. Air ambulance was on scene.

Check DriveBC for updates.

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