Highway 97 closed near Toad River


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An accident northwest of Fort Nelson has left the Alaska Highway closed until early Saturday.

The Fort Nelson RCMP confirm that Highway 97, near Toad River, is closed until futher notice.

Officers are on the scene.

Mounties expect the highway to reopen around 1 a.m. on Saturday. Motorists are advised that there are no detours available, and to plan accordingly.

More information will be posted if it becomes available, visit for current road conditions.