Traffic being directed around scene. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Highway near Vernon reopened following rollover

The incident took place between Vernon and Falkland around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning

UPDATE: 2 PM JULY 3:

Highway 97 has cleared been cleared of a semi-truck rollover.

The incident, which took place near Irish Creek Road, was cleared shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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UPDATE: 12 PM Wednesday:

Drive B.C. is now reporting that Highway 97 is closed in both directions for vehicle recovery.

A semi-truck rolled on the stretch of highway between Vernon and Falkland around 10 a.m. Wednesday near Irish Creek Road.

The next update is expected around 1 p.m.

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A semi-truck has rolled on Highway 97 between Vernon and Falkland. The incident took place around 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3.

The truck is blocking traffic heading toward Vernon. There are minimal traffic delays. Cars are being directed around the incident with single lane alternating traffic.

The incident is near Irish Creek Road, 16 kilometres north of Vernon.

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