A police cruiser slows traffic coming into Vernon, just north of a highway accident around 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Highway crash north of Vernon slows traffic

The crash occurred just south of the Swan Lake Nursery Friday around 11 a.m.

A highway accident near Swan Lake Nursery just before 11 a.m. has slowed down traffic heading into Vernon.

Police called in a two-vehicle crash near 7820 Highway 97 at around 10:50 a.m, across from Cowboy’s Choice.

Cars were lined up at least a kilometre north of the crash, where police cruisers had their lights on to slow down oncoming traffic.

Around 12:20 p.m. Highway Command said it was clearing the scene.

No further updates are available at this time.

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Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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