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Semi incident blocked Highway 97 in Winfield - now clear

Semi cleared, hwy reopens

UPDATE: 7 a.m.

DriveBC reports a detached semi and trailer have now been cleared from Highway 97 in Winfield.

The highway has reopened.


UPDATE: 6:40 a.m.

Motorists in the area say the Highway 97 closure in Winfield is due to a semi coming detached from its trailer.

"There is a semi trailer blocking both lanes northbound, as it appears his trailer became detached from his tractor," says Mark Schmaltz.

Drivers are detouring down Main Street.


ORIGINAL: 6:20 a.m.

A crash has Highway 97 closed in Lake Country.

DriveBC reports a crash in the northbound lanes has the highway blocked in both lanes in downtown Winfield, between Pollard and Berry roads.

An assessment in progress.

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