Penticton and South Okanagan
Hwy. 3 opens after crash
Oct 25, 2013 / 4:37 pm
Update 4:30 p.m.: The highway is now open.
Update - 2:30 P.M.
There are reports that one person has died in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 3 east of Princeton.
According to Drive BC, the road is still closed in both directions due to the accident, but is expected to reopen at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.
A detour is available from Princeton via Old Hedley Road to Sterling Creek Road and back onto Highway 3.
Highway 3, the Hope-Princeton, is closed in both directions 27km east of Princeton due to a motor vehicle collision.
According to DriveBC a detour is available via Old Hedley Road to Sterling Creek Road.
The estimated time of re-opening is between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
A further update is expected at 11 a.m.
No further details are available.
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