UPDATE as of 1:30 a.m. – The highway is open again.
UPDATE as of 10:15 p.m. – The RCMP have released the following statement. “There is an ongoing police investigation in that area and the police were concerned for the safety of travellers along that road.” The RCMP say that due to the nature of the investigation they won’t be releasing any further information until the incident is over.
HUDSON’S HOPE, B.C. – The RCMP have closed Highway 29 near Hudson’s Hope.
Drivebc.ca says Highway 29 is closed 12km from Hudson’s Hope due to a police incident. The incident is near Ferrell Creek Road.
There is no estimate on when the highway will be open again.
The RCMP have not released any details about the incident. If you’re travelling in the area, let us know what you see. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
For updates on the closure, visit www.drivebc.ca