Hwy. 3 reopens

6:51 p.m. Update:

The vehicle incident 18 km west of Keremeos is now clear.

1:46 p.m. update:

Highway 3 is now open one lane alternating every 20 minutes. The route was closed earlier today after a logging truck rolled-over and lost its load.

12:09 p.m. update:

Hwy. 3 is closed due to a logging truck accident.

​The truck rolled over and lost its logs at around 8:30 a.m. about 18 km west of Keremeos Tuesday morning, completely blocking both lanes of the highway.

A line of traffic is backed up for 3 km on the east side of the wreck.

The driver has minor injuries.

The route is expected to be open by 12:30 p.m..

Another logging truck overturned near the same location on Aug. 1.

9:30 a.m.: Highway 3 is closed in both directions 18 km west of Keremeos.

DriveBC reported the vehicle incident just after 9 a.m. Tuesday.

There is no estimated time of opening, but an assessment is in progress. No detour is available.

DriveBC says the next update will be at 11 a.m..

Send photos and video to [email protected]


Comments are pre-moderated to ensure they meet our guidelines. Approval times will vary. Keep it civil, and stay on topic. If you see an inappropriate comment, please use the ‘flag’ feature. Comments are the opinions of the comment writer, not of Castanet. Comments remain open for one day after a story is published and are closed on weekends. Visit Castanet’s Forums to start or join a discussion about this story.

More Penticton News

Recent Trending


Send us your News Tips!

Okanagan Oldies

Penticton SPCA Featured Pet

Misty Penticton SPCA >

Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada