Southbound lanes were blocked due to a vehicle collision on Highway 97A at Spallumcheen Drive Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Southbound lanes were blocked due to a vehicle collision on Highway 97A at Spallumcheen Drive Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Collision slows traffic on Highway 97A in Spallumcheen

RCMP, tow trucks were on scene Thursday morning as of 7:45 a.m.

Traffic was slowed along Highway 97A in Spallumcheen due to a vehicle collision Thursday morning.

The crash appears to have involved two vehicles, a white sedan and a yellow Jeep, at Pleasant Valley Road between Armstrong and Vernon. The sedan sustained extensive damage to its passenger side.

Both southbound lanes were blocked by the incident, and traffic was slowed in both directions. RCMP attended the scene, directing southbound traffic around the incident using the northbound lane. Tow trucks were on scene at 7:45 a.m.

At 8:35 a.m. DriveBC reported one lane is blocked and crews remain on scene.

The status of the vehicles’ occupants is not known at this time. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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