UPDATE 12:40 p.m.
The Coquihalla Highway is open again in both directions following an earlier closure.
Southbound lanes were blocked after an SUV flipped near the Zopkios brake check Sunday morning.
The scene has now been cleared and DriveBC says the highway has fulling reopened.
ORIGINAL 10:50 a.m.
Southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway have been closed Sunday morning at the Zopkios brake check due to a vehicle crash.
Webcam footage near Zopkios appears to show a vehicle on its side, and emergency crews on the scene.
According to DriveBC, an assessment is in progress.
??#BCHwy5 The highway is CLOSED southbound at the Zopkios Brake Check due to a vehicle incident. Crews on scene. Assessment in progress. Local detour in effect. Pass with caution and expect delays. #HopeBC #Merritt— DriveBC (@DriveBC) November 19, 2023
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Webcam images show snowy and foggy conditions along the highway in the area of the crash.
DriveBC says a local detour is in place and drivers are reminded to pass with caution and expect delays.