An overnight car crash north of Vernon closed Highway 97 for several hours, DriveBC reports.
The crash occurred just after midnight between Pleasant Valley Road and Highland Road – near Swan Lake at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 97A, according to DriveBC.
AIM Roads reported a detour was available via Highland Road.
CLOSED – #BCHwy97 – Vehicle incident at the intersection of #BCHwy97 at the Swan Lake interchange. Detour available via Highland Rd. Emergency crews remain on scene. No estimated time of opening. Next update 3AM. Updates link: https://t.co/LvFu88ImC1 @TranBC_OKS @DriveBC_TOK pic.twitter.com/srl02o7E4z
— AIMRoads (@AimRoads) March 18, 2020
Crews cleared the scene and Highway 97 was reopened around 6 a.m.
Details on the incident or any potential injuries are not yet known.