A vehicle crash closed Highway 97 north of Vernon from midnight to 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 18. (Google Maps)

Overnight crash closes highway north of Vernon

DriveBC reports the crash occurred shortly after midnight, highway was closed until 6 a.m.

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.

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.

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Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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