Highway 97 is now open to single lane alternating traffic.
Drive BC warns drivers to long delays.
Highway 97 is currently closed in both directions seven kilometres north of Summerland.
Drive BC estimates that the highway will re-open by 12:30 a.m.
Highway 97, near Summerland, is blocked off as emergency crews work to help those involved in what appears to be a serious crash.
The crash that involved a semi truck and a car was called in around 5 p.m. and traffic hasn’t moved since. Around 10 emergency services vehicles were on site and a medevac transported patients away from the scene.
More to come.
#BCHwy97 – Reports of a serious vehicle incident just south of the Okanagan Lake Provincial Park. Assessment in progress, expect delays and congestion. Consider an alternate route. #Peachland #Summerland
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) April 14, 2019