Emergency crews are on scene at a two-vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway in uptown Salmon Arm. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Update: Traffic flowing again following two-vehicle collision on Highway 1

Emergency services respond to accident between 30th Street and the 22nd Street NE on ramp

Update: The collision scene on Tank Hill is reported to be cleared and traffic is again flowing eastbound on Highway 1.

Original story

Emergency crews are on scene at an accident on the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm which has closed both eastbound lanes of traffic.

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According to a reporter on scene, the accident took place on the highway between 30 Street NE and the 22 Street NE on ramp.

RCMP and firefighters were on scene while paramedics treated occupants of the vehicle.

Traffic is backed up down Tank Hill past The Hilltop Inn as crews work to reopen the highway.


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