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Serious crash near border

A head-on crash near the BC/Alberta border closed highway 1 for several hours on Tuesday.

The incident occurred west of Field BC, near the boundary of Yoho National Park around 6 p.m. Both lanes were closed until the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 4.

There are reports the crash was between a car and a semi. An air ambulance transported two people to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was reopened early this morning.

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