Trailer ignites on Connector

Trailer ignites on Connector

  • Jun. 8, 2017 3:30 p.m.

A lane closure is still in effect on Highway 97C after a trailer ignited just east of Merritt.

Reports from the scene indicate the driver was able to safely unhook the truck from the trailer before it was fully engulfed.

Emergency personnel are on scene and looking to clear the mess.

DriveBC reports one lane is closed westbound.