Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Highway 16 closed at Vanderhoof due to vehicle incident

Summer travel along Highway 16 west of Vanderhoof will get a bit of a detour as Emergency officials deal with a vehicle incident on the highway, which has resulted in its closure 21 kilometres west of the community.

The first media report out of Prince George outlined that it was a two vehicle collision between a passenger car and a semi west of McNulty Road on the outskirts of Vanderhoof.

A detour has been established around the site of the incident.

The next update on the state of the highway is planned for 4 PM, the estimated time of re-opening for the highway is somewhere between 5 and 8 PM.

You can access more updates from the Drive BC website or twitter feed

CFNR-- RCMP seek witnesses to Highway 16 crash
CFNR-- Head On Crash sends one to hospital
PG Citizen-- Head on collision Closes Highway 16 West
Opinion 250-- Crash Closes 16 West of Vanderhoof
Opinion 250-- Highway 16 West Closed for 11 Hours Following Crash

Update: Highway was reopened to traffic at 9:36 PM

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