Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.

Another fatal crash on Highway 3 near Princeton

The highway is now open following Monday morning’s crash

UPDATE: 1:45 p.m.

BC Highway Patrol is confirming that one person is dead following a single vehicle crash east of Princeton this morning.

Highway 3 reopened about 12:15 p.m.

The province is also now opening Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton for essential travel only. Due to ongoing cleanup and repairs, drivers can expect delays on this section of Highway 3.

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UPDATE: 1:00 p.m.

Highway 3, 7 km east of Princeton has reopened following a collision.

Currently there are no details of the crash.

The road remains closed between Princeton and Hope.

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Another collision has closed Highway 3 near Princeton.

This incident occurred about 7 km east of Princeton just before 9 a.m. Monday.

On Friday, the highway was closed for hours due to a fiery truck crash. The road had just been re-opened for essential travel only, and only hours later it shut down due to multiple vehicle incidents.

Three people died in the crash after two tractor-trailers collided and caught fire. All of the occupants of those trucks were killed.

Currently, DriveBC has not estimated a time for Highway 3 to re-open and no detour available.

Emergency crews are on scene and an assessment is in progress.

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