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Traffic on Hwy 97 moving again following motorcycle accident

Hwy 97 reopens

UPDATE: 9:55 p.m.

Traffic is moving again in both directions.

The road has been cleared, according to a tweet from DriveBC.

UPDATE: 9:30 p.m.

DriveBC says the road should reopen by 10 p.m. tonight.

UPDATE: 8 p.m.

The highway remains closed at this hour.

According to AIM Roads, the maintenance company responsible for the South Okanagan and Okanagan-Shuswap, there's no estimated time of reopening. 

The next update is expected at 9:30 p.m.

Drivers are asked to detour via Salmon Arm, Enderby, Armstrong and Vernon.

ORIGINAL: 7:23 p.m.

Emergency crews are on Highway 97 at Duck Range Road — some five kilometres east of Monte Creek — for an accident.

An individual at the scene tells Castanet the crash involves a car and a motorcycle, and that the highway is closed in both directions.

More to come.



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