Alaska Highway closed near Mile 68

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UPDATE as of 10:51 am, Principal Garry Jones of Chrisitan Life School posted to its FB Page that the school bus involved in the collision this morning belonged to them. He says further in the post that all the students, driver and other vehicle drivers are ok.

UPDATE as of 9:52 am – CPL Mike Halskov, Media Relation said Fort St. John RCMP members are at the scene of the incident.  No reported significant injuries at this time.

Drivebc.ca reports the highway is now open to single lane alternating with no detours.

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UPDATE as of 9:15 a.m. – School District 60 has confirmed the school bus involved in the collision at Mile 68 is not a bus operated by the School District.  We are still working to confirm the details of the collision and the vehicles involved.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Alaska Highway is closed near Mile 68 north of Fort St. John.

A collision involving three vehicles including a tanker truck has closed the highway between the 258 Rd and 260 Rd.  There is no estimate on when the highway will re-open.  A detour isn’t available at this time.

We have been unable to confirm the other vehicles involved in the collision.

If you have any more information to share, email news@moosefm.ca

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

A photo of the tanker truck in the ditch near Mile 68 – Submitted

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