Highway 5 southbound lanes are closed near Exit 286. Pictured are southbound lanes at 7:06 p.m. (DriveBC)

Highway 5 southbound lanes are closed near Exit 286. Pictured are southbound lanes at 7:06 p.m. (DriveBC)

Coquihalla Highway southbound lanes closed due to vehicle incident

Southbound lanes closed between Exit 286: Merritt and the start of Hwy 5

Update, 8:00 p.m.

Southbound lanes remain closed. Estimated time of re-opening tonight (Nov. 24) at 10 p.m. PST.

Original:

Highway 5 (Coquihalla) southbound lanes are closed due to a vehicle incident between Exit 286: Merritt and the start of Highway 5.

According to a report by DriveBC at 6:18 p.m., an assessment is in progress, and the next update is expected at 8 p.m.

Visit DriveBC on their website for more information.

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