Drive BC’s notification about an incident on Highway 97 was an error

No incident happened in 70 Mile House on Nov. 28

UPDATE (9 a.m., Nov. 28): Yesterday’s DriveBC notification about an incident Highway 97 at 70 Mile House was an error and there was no actual incident as per the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s communications manager Lisanne Bowness.

“The incorrect notification was intended to be for the Cache Creek incident,” said Bowness.

RELATED: Eight people injured in school bus crash near Cache Creek

Update (1:30 p.m.): The highway is now reopened.

Original Story (12:55 a.m.): Highway 97 is closed in both directions after a vehicle incident at North Bonaparte Road in 70 Mile House.

The estimated time of opening is not available and an assessment is underway.

Drive BC estimates the next update will be at 2 p.m.

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