UPDATE #3 – The RCMP have confirmed a pedestrian was killed in this collision. Here are the details: https://www.energeticcity.ca/2018/12/pedestrian-killed-on-highway-97-between-dawson-creek-and-chetwynd/
UPDATE – The road is now clear. We are still waiting for more information about the collision from the RCMP.
UPDATE – Drivebc.ca says the highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic as of 10:30 pm.
DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Highway 97 is closed between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd due to a collision.
The collision is 39km from Chetwynd between Watkins road and the 283 road.
There is no estimate on when the highway will reopen.
If you’re traveling in the area, let us know what you see.
Here is the full details from Drivebc.ca
Highway 97. Collision between Watkins Rd and 283 Rd (39 km north of Chetwynd). Road closed. Assessment in progress. Next update time Fri Dec 21 at 9:00 PM MST. Last updated Fri Dec 21 at 7:01 PM MST. (DBC-4326)