Semifinals collide on Hwy 97

UPDATE 7:40 p.m.

Highway 97 between Monte Lake and Monte Creek is closed in both directions due to a serious collision.

Images from the scene show two trucks colliding head-on.

There is no definitive word on injuries.

Castanet called BC Emergency Health Services.

More information when available.


ORIGINAL 6:15 p.m.

There are reports of a serious collision on Highway 97 between Monte Lake and Monte Creek, south of Duck Range Road.

BC Emergency Health Services reportedly sent numerous ground and air ambulances to the scene.

There is no information about the severity of the collision or the number of victims.

At this time, DriveBC is just alerting drivers to the incident and asking people to pay attention to first responders on scene.

More information when available.

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