Highway 5 reopens in wake of crash near Barriere

Hwy 5 crash cleared

UPDATE: 10:15 a.m.

DriveBC reports the crash scene on Highway 5 near Barriere has now been cleared.

UPDATE: 9:35 a.m.

DriveBC reports that Highway 5 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic following a collision five kilometres south of Barriere.

Vehicle recovery is underway. Expect delays.

ORIGINAL: 7:05 a.m.

A crash has closed Highway 5 at Barriere.

Details of the incident are unknown at this time, but DriveBC reports a vehicle incident southbound between Russell Street and Hanson Road.

The highway is closed and a scene assessment is in progress.

No detour is available.

It's not known if anyone was injured in the incident.

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