In an accident on the Coquihalla Highway between Kamloops and Merritt, traffic to the north was stopped at the Logan Lake exit

The incident occurred between Chuwhels Mountain Road and Inks Lake Road, with the Argo Road Maintenace crews in scene 1 3 kilometers south of Inks Lake Road

BC Ambulance crews were called into the area, but from 6 p.m. on Sunday (28 March) there were no details about the incident

DriveBC said the assessment is in progress and there is no estimated time when the freeway will be reopened to traffic. The next update is expected at 7:30 p.m.

It’s been all Sunday (28 March) snowed all day on the highway and the road is muddy

Farther south on the highway, about 35 inches of snow fell between Merritt and Hope on Sunday while strong winds hit the south of the province, including Kamloops, and storms have also been detected in Kamloops, and the hills are the white stuff dusted

The storm is expected to pass overnight Environment Canada calls for sunshine in Kamloops on Monday with a high of 10 ° C and a low of 1 ° C

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World News – CA – The northbound lanes of Coquihalla are closed between Kamloops and Merritt