UPDATE 8:00 P.M.
HWY. 5 southbound has been reopened but conditions remain treacherous with heavy snowfall expected this evening.
Highway 5 is closed southbound at Zopkios because of what is being called a vehicle Incident.
There is currently no estimated time of opening and an assessment is in progress.
The highway is also backed up and slow northbound because of the weather conditions.
We will provide updates as they become available.
A witness just told Castanet they saw eight separate vehicle accidents along the Coquihalla on their way back from Vancouver.
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