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UPDATE: Jack-knifed semi cleared along Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Sicamous

Highway 97B still a recommended alternate route due to backed-up traffic
DriveBC reported a jack-knifed semi blocking traffic along Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Sicamous around 9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 25. (DriveBC image)

Update: 11:30 a.m.

DriveBC has reported the jack-knifed semi along Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm is cleared.

Facebook users driving the higway still recommend taking an alternate route as reports say backed-up traffic is taking time to clear.

Original 10:45 a.m.

A semi-truck has stopped traffic along Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm.

DriveBC has reported a jack-knifed semi stopping traffic both ways east of Salmon Arm along the TransCanada highway to Sicamous. The incident happened west of Bernie Road around 9 a.m.

Facebook users report long lines waiting for traffic to reopen and DriveBC recommends drivers take alternate routes along Highway 97B.

Updates to come.

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Rebecca Willson

About the Author: Rebecca Willson

I took my first step into the journalism industry in November 2022 when I moved to Salmon Arm to work for the Observer and Eagle Valley News. I graduated with a journalism degree in December 2021 from MacEwan University in Edmonton.
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