Hwy 97 police road check caused overnight delays just north of Penticton

Delays due to road check

UPDATE: 6 a.m.

According to several Castanet readers, the long lineup of traffic on Highway 97 between Summerland and Penticton Saturday night was due to a police road check, and not a crash.

ORIGINAL: 8:20 p.m.

A vehicle incident has brought traffic to a crawl northbound on Highway 97 just outside of Penticton Saturday night.

Castanet received a news tip a few minutes after 8:00 p.m. showing a lineup of traffic heading towards Summerland.

The vehicles involved in the incident are not known by Castanet at this time, but travellers heading north through Penticton should expect delays.

Castanet will update the story when more information becomes available.

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