Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)

Motor vehicle incident closes Trans-Canada Highway at Sicamous

Drive BC advises motorists to take Highway 97A westbound or Highway 97B eastbound

Drive BC is reporting a vehicle incident on Highway 1 in Sicamous that has closed traffic in both directions, with a detour in effect.

The incident is reported to have taken place at Gill Avenue in Sicamous.

Motorists are advised to watch for traffic control and to detour westbound via Highway 97A around Mara Lake. The eastbound detour is via Highway 97B.

Next Drive BC update at 8:15 p.m.

An air ambulance was reported on scene but has since left.

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