Firefighters redirect traffic following a collision near the Black Road/Highway 97B intersection on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Jim Elliot-Salmon Arm Observer)

Firefighters redirect traffic following a collision near the Black Road/Highway 97B intersection on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Jim Elliot-Salmon Arm Observer)

Update: Highway 97B collision cleared

Drivers are asked to be cautious as some crews may still be in the area.

Update: 11:50 a.m. Feb. 16:

Drive BC reports the collision has been cleared but drivers are being asked to exercise caution and give any emergency crews still in the area plenty of space.

Original Story:

Emergency personnel are responding to a collision on Highway 97B near the Black Road/Auto Road SE intersection.

Firefighters are on the scene of the collision just south of the intersection where southbound traffic is being redirected onto Black Road.

A second incident involving a single-vehicle is reported to have occurred in the 1200 block of Highway 97B.

The roads are reportedly slick due to weather conditions.

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