(Google Maps)

Crash closes Highway 1 near Chase, both directions closed until further notice

DriveBC reported the highway closure around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon

A stretch of Highway 1 in the Interior of B.C. has been closed due to an accident.

DriveBC reports that a collision has resulted in the closure of the highway just east of Chase inbetween Old Highway Earth Road and Shuswap-Chase Creek Road.

Detours are available to bypass the road closure. There is currently no timeline for reopening, but an update on the accident is reported to be made around 4 p.m.

The collision has closed off both directions of traffic and Google Maps has marked about a six kilometre stretch of the highway to have been affected by the crash.

Check DriveBC for more updates.

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