Southbound traffic was reduced to single lane on Highway 97 as a vehicle involved in a collision was being retrieved by a tow truck on Thursday morning, May 6, 2021. (Jennifer Smith-Vernon Morning Star)

Collision causing delays on Highway 97 near Vernon

Southbound traffic reduced to single lane

Southbound traffic on Highway 97 by Swan Lake was reduced to single lane while a vehicle that went off the road was being retrieved on Thursday morning, May 6.

The collision occurred near the Swan Lake Market and Garden. A tow truck on the scene retrieved a pickup truck which appeared to have gone off the highway and down the adjacent embankment.

Traffic was reduced to single lane during the process.

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