Crash cleared on Hwy 3

UPDATE: 5:05 p.m.

A crash that closed the Crowsnest Highway near Midway in both directions has now been cleared, Drive B.C. reports.

The collision reportedly occurred at about 6 a.m., about two kilometres east of Midway, between a logging truck and a pickup truck.

The condition of the occupants in the vehicles involved in currently unknown.

UPDATE: 2:15 p.m.

Drive B.C. reports that the Crowsnest Highway near Midway could reopen at 4 p.m.

The section of the highway, two kilometres east of the West Kootenay town, has been closed since approximately 6 a.m. due to a vehicle incident.

A detour is available to motorists through Midway.

ORIGINAL: 9 a.m.

Getting reports from a Castanet reader that there has been a serious MVI near Midway this morning.

The incident happened around 6 a.m. when a logging truck and pick up truck collided.

DriveBC says Highway 3 is closed in both directions. No word when it will re-open.

There is a detour through Midway.

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