Traffic being affected north of Vernon by a motor-vehicle incident, which happened around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22.
The incident occurred in the southbound lane at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highland Road on the Swan Lake corridor.
Southbound traffic is diverted to Old Kamloops Road, and vehicles will head into Vernon that way.
⛔#BCHwy97 All southbound lanes are CLOSED at the intersection with Highland Rd due to a vehicle incident. Crews on scene. Assessment in progress. Use an alternate route and expect delays. #VernonBC— DriveBC (@DriveBC) August 22, 2023
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It’s believed a motorcycle is one of two vehicles involved in the collision. An ambulance is on-scene but there is no word yet on any injuries.
MORE TO COME…