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Slippery roads, vehicle accidents in the Shuswap prompt advisory from RCMP

Drivers asked to slow down
A travel advisory is in effect along the Trans-Canada Highway in the Shuswap due to slippery road conditions. (DriveBC)

Police are asking drivers on Highway 1 in the Shuswap to slow down and drive to weather conditions.

“Please, slow down and take care due to slippery road conditions in the Shuswap area,” said Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West in a travel advisory, issued on behalf of all Shuswap RCMP detachments, at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

West said there had been a number of single-vehicle accidents in the past 45 minutes due to weather conditions and high driving speeds.

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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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