Motorists are advised that Highway 5 is closed in both directions.
A vehicle incident between the start of Highway 5 and Exit 286: Merritt - 97C has closed the road.
An assessment is in progress while winter driving conditions persist.
The vehicle incident is located between Hope [Exit 177] and Shylock Road [Exit 200].
Travellers are urged to consider using alternate routes such as Highway 1 southbound and Highway 3 northbound.
The next update from DriveBC will be provided at 6 a.m.