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Motor vehicle incident closes Hwy. 1 west of Salmon Arm

Alternate route available via Highway 97, 97A and 97B
Highway 1 is closed west of Salmon Arm following a motor vehicle incident near Sandy Point Road just after 7 p.m. on May 21. The next update will be posted on DriveBC at 11 p.m. (DriveBC image)

Drivers headed west on Highway 1 near Salmon Arm are advised to take an alternate route after a motor vehicle incident closed the road.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, and at 7:09 p.m. DriveBC announced the full closure of a 3.1 kilometre stretch of the highway between Sandy Point Road and 2nd First Nations Road.

Drivers can, however, avoid the delay by taking the roundabout way via Highway 97 and 97A/97B to bypass the area.

The next update will be posted at 11 p.m.

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