Drivers backed up on Highway 1 following a collision involving a truck near Three Valley Gap. (Drive BC)

Drivers backed up on Highway 1 following a collision involving a truck near Three Valley Gap. (Drive BC)

Fiery collision involving truck closes Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap

Drivers should expect major delays and congestion; estimated time of re-opening is 2 p.m.

Highway 1 has been closed in both directions near Three Valley Gap, southwest of Revelstoke, following a major vehicle incident.

Drive BC reports emergency crews are on scene and an assessment in progress but there is no detour available.

As of 11:54 a.m. Saturday, Drive BC’s estimated time of re-opening is 2 p.m.

Black Press Media has put calls out to the RCMP for further details.

More to come.


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