UPDATE #3 – As of 6 a.m. Friday, the Highway is open to single lane alternating traffic.
UPDATE # 2 – The RCMP have now confirmed the collision is a fatal. Here more information: http://energeticcity.mystagingwebsite.com/2018/12/accident-on-hwy-97-leads-to-fatality/
UPDATE – Motorists in the area say there is a detour around the collision. If your headed Northbound take the 212 road to the Mason Road and then follow the Mason Road back to the Alaska Highway.
DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Alaska Highway is closed 9 km north of Dawson Creek.
A collision between two vehicles has closed the highway at the 214 road. There is no estimate on when the Highway will re-open.
For updates on this collision and highway conditions around B.C., visit www.drivebc.ca
The next update on the road will be released at 5 p.m. mountain time.
If you’re travelling in the area, let us know what you see. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org