Semi-trailers crash head-on near Boston Bar

Traffic is closed in down directions along Highway One, near the China Bar tunnel.

  • Feb. 23, 2012 7:00 a.m.
The north end of the China Bar tunnel is seen in this Google Maps image.

The north end of the China Bar tunnel is seen in this Google Maps image.

Two semi-trailers crashed head-on just before 3 a.m. today (Thursday) on the Trans-Canada Highway near Boston Bar.

The crash, which occurred north of the China Bar tunnel, closed Highway One traffic in both directions, but, as of Thursday afternoon, single-lane alternating traffic was in place.

Both drivers suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries and were taken to hospital. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

Watch hopestandard.com for more details as they become available.