Motorcycle crash on 97

UPDATED 2:41 p.m.

Traffic along Highway 97 near Bailey Road is back to normal following a motorcycle accident Saturday morning.

UPDATED 11:05 a.m.

Traffic is still being impacted by a motorcycle accident south of Vernon on Highway 97.

The north-bound lanes were closed for some time, backing up traffic for several kilometres. Police were re-routing people along Crystal Waters Road around the accident scene.

Castanet has received unconfirmed reports a black motorcycle rear ended a pick up truck that was braking to avoid hitting a deer.

Castanet is receiving reports of a motorcycle accident near Vernon.

According to witnesses the accident happened in the north-bound lane of Highway 97 near Bailey Road at around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Details are sparse, but it appears at least one person has been injured.

The extent of those injuries are not known at this time.

Castanet will have more details as soon as they become available.


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