Traffic is slow going west of Salmon Arm on Highway 1 as emergency personnel deal with a motor-vehicle accident.
Drive BC reports the road is currently reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic near the Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road intersection.
Witnesses reporting on Shuswap Road Report’s Facebook page say the accident occurred about an hour ago, and involved a semi tractor-trailer unit that lost a load of steel beams. Other vehicles are said to have been involved.
The Observer will provide more information as it becomes available.