Highway 1 reopens

UPDATED: 12:07 A.M.

Highway 1 is now open in both directions west of Salmon Arm. 

UPDATED: 8:45 A.M.

A spokesperson for BC Emergency Health Services says one person involved in the accident on Highway 1 near Salmon Creek Bridge is in critical condition.

The two-vehicle crash closed down Highway 1, and Medevac helicopter and two ground ambulances are currently on-scene. 


A serious car crash has closed Highway 1, one kilometre west of Salmon Arm, Saturday morning.

The crash occurred just before 8 a.m. and was reportedly a head-on collision.

BC Emergency Health Services has sent a Medevac helicopter to the scene.

There is no information yet as to the condition of those involved. 

DriveBC does not have an estimated time of reopening the highway at this time.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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