Traffic is routed past a vehicle that hit the median strip on Highway 97 about four kilometres south of Vernon Sunday, Dec. 9. There is currently no word on the cause of the single-vehicle accident. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Crash on Highway 97 south of Vernon slows traffic

There is currently no word on the cause of the single-vehicle incident

Traffic was forced to slow down and move to the side as emergency crews worked to remove a vehicle from the median on Highway 97 Sunday.

Paramedics, firefighters, police and a tow truck were on scene about four kilometres south of Vernon. The single-vehicle accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.

Related: Crashes reach ‘all-time high’ across B.C.: ICBC

There is currently no word on the cause of the crash.


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