UPDATE – Highway 29 is now open in both directions.
UPDATE as of 8 pm – YRB says the highway is open to single lane alternating traffic.
UPDATE – Highway 29, near Bennett Rd, is closed in both directions. Fort St John RCMP are currently investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle. The collision claimed the life of a 23 year old man. The highway will remain closed until further notice. The incident took place between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. If you witnessed the accident and have not spoken to police, RCMP are asking you to call 250-787-8100.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C – Highway 29 is closed due to a Collison
According to Yellowhead Road and Bridge the estimated time for when the Highway will reopen is 9:30.
— YRB North Peace Ltd (@YRBNorthPeace) August 19, 2018
At this time we are still waiting for more official information about what happened from the RCMP.
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