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Hwy 97 reopens after crash

Update: Highway 97 is now reopen. The highway was closed after a two vehicle accident on the Channel Parkway near Skaha Ford. Several ambulances were called to the scene of the head-on crash. RCMP confirm, five people were taken to hospital

Highway 97 is closed in both directions 1 km south of Penticton because of a collision.

Detours are available via Duncan avenue and Fairview road.

An assessment is in progress. Check DriveBC for updates.

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