UPDATE: 7:02 p.m.
DriveBC is reporting that Highway 3 is now cleared and back open through Cawston.
UPDATE: 5:35 p.m.
Crews are on scene of a crash on Highway 3 early Friday evening in Cawston.
The road remains closed in both directions.
An update from DriveBC said a local detour is in effect and travellers are asked to watch for traffic control and expect delays.
ORIGINAL: 4:15 p.m.
DriveBC is reporting that Highway 3 is closed in both directions on Friday afternoon due to a vehicle incident in Cawston.
The crash is located at Lowe Drive, seven km east of Keremeos.
DriveBC said an assessment is in progress and a detour is not available at this time for the Crowsnest Highway.
The next update time is expected at 6 p.m.