A two-vehicle incident on Highway 97 north of Vernon at Stickle Road is hindering northbound traffic. (Brendan Shykora-Morning Star)

A two-vehicle incident on Highway 97 north of Vernon at Stickle Road is hindering northbound traffic. (Brendan Shykora-Morning Star)

Highway 97 crash near Vernon impacting traffic

Busy day for BX firefighters

BX-Swan Lake firefighters are busy battling a fire and now a crash.

The crew has been assisting with the lumber yard fire in Spallumcheen Thursday when a motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 and Stickle Road was reported around 4:30 p.m.

A car and a trailer with some ATVs were involved in the crash.

The northbound lane is blocked and traffic is being re-routed around the scene.

No major injuries were reported.

The firefighters were also called to a false alarm of an RV fire on the highway Thursday morning.

READ MORE: Lumberyard fire contained, Hwy. 97 still closed northwest of Vernon

READ MORE: False alarm for RV fire on Highway 97 north of Vernon


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