Drive BC and AIM Roads report a vehicle incident between Canoe Beach Dr NE and Bernie Rd on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (Google maps)

Highway 1 now clear following vehicle accident

The accident occurred between Canoe Beach Dr NE and Bernie Rd

Drive BC has announced Highway 1 has been cleared following a traffic incident earlier this morning.

The incident, which resulted in the highway being reduced to a single lane of alternating traffic, happened between Canoe Beach Dr NE and Bernie Rd, eight kilometres east of Salmon Arm sometime before 7 a.m.

Reports on Facebook pages dedicated to monitoring road conditions suggest a jackknifed semi truck is the cause of the accident.

Read more: Roads contractor waits for snow removal equipment as winter looms

Read more: AIM Roads ready to tackle winter on Shuswap highways


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