Update: Trans-Canada Highway re-opened late Friday night after crash east of Sicamous

Update: Trans-Canada Highway re-opened late Friday night after crash east of Sicamous

Vehicle incident closes both directions of traffic for more than seven hours

Update 6 a.m., April 28

The Trans-Canada Highway is open this morning following an accident that closed the road east of Sicamous Friday night. Drive BC reported the road open at 11:15 p.m. Friday.

The Trans-Canada Highway was closed for more than seven hours as investigators examined and cleaned up the scene.

Witnesses at the scene reported a collision between a semi truck and a car.

There is no further information on the cause of the collision or condition of any of the people involved at this time.

UPDATE: 4:44 p.m.

The estimated time of the Trans-Canada Highway re-opening is 10 p.m., according to DriveBC.

The next update from DriveBC is expected to come at 5:30 p.m.

For up to date road conditions, visit, DriveBC.ca

Original:

A vehicle collision has closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Sicamous as of 3 p.m. Friday.

Drive BC is reporting a vehicle incident two kilometers west of Craigellachie.

The Eagle Valley Rescue Unit has been called to the scene but there is no word on any injuries to people involved.

The Trans-Canada is closed in both directions at this time and there is no estimated time of re-opening.

No detour is available.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Traffic was at a stand-still on the Trans-Canada Highway for over eight hours April 27 after a collision was reported between a semi-truck and a smaller vehicle near Craigellachie, between Revelstoke and Sicamous. The road was closed at approximately 3 p.m. and re-opened at 11:15 p.m. (Image contributed by Rachel Rowbottom)

Traffic was at a stand-still on the Trans-Canada Highway for over eight hours April 27 after a collision was reported between a semi-truck and a smaller vehicle near Craigellachie, between Revelstoke and Sicamous. The road was closed at approximately 3 p.m. and re-opened at 11:15 p.m. (Image contributed by Rachel Rowbottom)

A screen shot of the area where a vehicle accident has shut down the Trans-Canada Highway.

A screen shot of the area where a vehicle accident has shut down the Trans-Canada Highway.

Just Posted

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this photo of the binders and binders of letters and paperwork she’s received on area roads in the past few years. (Submitted photo)
Cariboo MLAs call on province to fix region’s roads

Minister Rob Fleming said more resources were on the way to the region

A medical worker prepares vials of the COVID-19 vaccines, Chinese Sinopharm, left, Sputnik V, center, and Pfizer at a vaccine centre, in the Usce shopping mall in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, May 6, 2021. Serbian authorities are looking for incentives for people to boost vaccination that has slowed down in recent weeks amid widespread anti-vaccination and conspiracy theories in the Balkan nation. The government has also promised a payment of around 25 euros to everyone who gets vaccinated by the end of May. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
38 new COVID-19 cases, more than 335k vaccines administered in Interior Health

Interior Health also to start targeted vaccinations in high transmission neighbourhoods

FILE PHOTO
Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be available, as AstraZeneca supply runs low: Interior Health

Province expecting large volumes of Pfizer BioNTech as age-based cohort immunization program ramps up

Pharmacist Barbara Violo arranges all the empty vials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines that she has provided to customers at the Junction Chemist which is an independent pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
B.C.’s 1st vaccine-induced blood clot case detected in Interior Health

Interior Health also recorded 52 new cases of COVID-19

(Kamloops This Week file photo)
Probe into TNRD spending taken over by federal police unit

Financial Integrity Sensitive Investigations Unit is now reviewing the case

(The Canadian Press)
Trudeau won’t say whether Canada supports patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

‘Canada is at the table to help find a solution’

RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
UPDATE: Man killed in brazen daylight shooting at Vancouver airport

Details about the police incident are still unknown

Pieces of nephrite jade are shown at a mine site in northwestern B.C. in July 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Tahltan Central Government MANDATORY CREDIT
Indigenous nation opposes jade mining in northwestern B.C.

B.C.’s Mines Act requires operators to prepare a plan to protect cultural heritage resources

The body of Brenda Ware, 35, was found along Highway 93 in Kootenay National Park on Thursday, May 6, 2021. (RCMP handout)
RCMP ask for tips after woman’s body found in Kootenay National Park

Brenda Ware was found along Highway 93 in the park, 54 kilometres north of the town of Radium

People pass the red hearts on the COVID-19 Memorial Wall mourning those who have died, opposite the Houses of Parliament on the Embankment in London, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. On May 3, the British government announced that only one person had died of COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kirsty Wigglesworth
For a view of a COVID-19 future, Canadians should look across the pond

Britain, like Canada, is one of the only countries in the world to delay second doses for several months

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid (97) celebrates his 100th point this season with Leon Draisaitl (29) against the Vancouver Canucks during second period NHL action in Edmonton on Saturday, May 8, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Edmonton superstar McDavid hits 100-point mark as Oilers edge Canucks 4-3

NHL scoring leader needs just 53 games to reach century mark

Nuns of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, carry some of her relics during a vigil of prayer in preparation for the canonization of Mother Teresa in the St. John in Latheran Basilica at the Vatican, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. In which city did she do much of her charitable work? (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
QUIZ: How much do you know about these motherhood issues?

In honour of Mother’s Day, take this 10-question quiz

Most Read