Friday, November 29, 2013

Highway 16 Closed between Prince George and Vanderhoof (road now reduced to single lane traffic)

Update: Highway re-opened to two way traffic.

Travel on Highway 16 between Prince George and Vanderhoof has come to a halt, as the RCMP and Highway officials deal with a serious vehicle incident, which has resulted in fatalities.

The incident took place 39 kilometres west of Prince George, shortly before 9 AM.

It currently is in the assessment and investigation phase, no timetable as to when the road will be re-opened has been released as of yet.

Highway officials anticipate providing a further update later in the morning.

You can get the latest information from Drive BC from their website or twitter feed

Prince George media outlets have more on the incident.

Prince George Free Press-- Two dead in three vehicle crash near Isle Pierre
CKPG TV-- Fatal Crash near Isle Pierre Turnoff
Prince George Citizen-- Two People killed in collision
Opinion 250-- Double Fatal Closes Hwy 16 West

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