A semi-truck drives off Highway 97 Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)

A semi-truck drives off Highway 97 Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star)

Tanker drives off Vernon highway

Traffic unaffected after Wednesday morning incident

A northbound semi-truck went off the road along Highway 97 near the Army Camp in Vernon Wednesday morning.

Vernon Fire Rescue Services, ambulance and RCMP responded to reports of a two-vehicle incident.

The right northbound lane is closed, according to a DriveBC report.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

The cause of the incident is unknown, but the truck appears to be the only vehicle involved.

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