Highway 1 is closed west of Revelstoke due to a multi-vehicle incident. (Drive BC)

Highway 1 is closed west of Revelstoke due to a multi-vehicle incident. (Drive BC)

UPDATE: Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke after multi-vehicle crash

Update: 6:13 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10

The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened after a multi-vehicle incident closed the highway for several hours Wednesday.

According to DriveBC, the highway closed shortly after 4 p.m. and opened at 9:20 p.m.

There is currently no word on the cause of the accident and no injuries have been reported at this time.

Original

Highway 1 is closed 16 km west of Revelstoke due to a multi-vehicle incident.

Traffic is backed up and Drive BC is saying to expect delays however a detour has been created for single lane alternating traffic down Three Valley Frontage Rd.