Sep 13, 2012 / 10:27 am
Update: 1 p.m. Hwy. 1 near Chase is now open in both directions.
Update: 7:45 a.m. - Hwy. 1 is reduced to single lane alternating traffic.
Drive BC reports that an accident has closed Highway 1 in both directions near Chase.
The accident occurred before 6 a.m. 10 km east of Chase.
Alternate route available via Highway 97 from Monte Creek to Vernon and Highway 97A from Vernon to Sicamous.
Estimated time of opening currently not available; an assessment is in progress.
The next update will available at 8:30 a.m.
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