W.R. Bennett bridge is now open

A crash has stalled traffic heading into West Kelowna along Highway 97

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m.

The W.R. Bennett Bridge is now open in both directions.

Traffic is still slow going in the area and motorists are cautioned to slow down and drive to conditions.

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The W.R. Bennett bridge is closed headed into West Kelowna following a crash at Abbott Street and Highway 97.

The incident was first reported just before 11 a.m.

Traffic is significantly backed up along Harvey.

RELATED: Snowfall warnings issued around B.C.

It’s unclear what happened and how many vehicles are involved in the collision.

The Capital News will have more information as it becomes available.

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