WATCH: ‘Traffic nightmare’ on Highway 97 in Vernon crash

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A two-vehicle collision has traffic crawling on Highway 97 in both directions Tuesday morning.

Vernon Fire Rescue Services responded to the multi-vehicle incident on Hwy. 97 and 16th Avenue around 9:30 a.m.

Fire, ambulance, RCMP and military are on scene.

Traffic continues to be delayed on the highway as tow trucks arrived to scene just before 10 a.m.

No serious injuries were reported.

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