Serious crash closes eastbound lanes of Highway 1 in Valleyview

The crash occurred at about 10:10 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the highway, near Grand Boulevard.

Emergency crews have been dispatched to an accident on Highway 1 near Orchards Walk, which has closed eastbound lanes leaving Kamloops as of 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15.

The crash occurred at about 10:10 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the highway, near Grand Boulevard.

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It has been lightly snowing in Kamloops all morning.

Kamloops RCMP Const. Crystal Evelyn said crews are on site and assessing the situation, noting, as of 10:30 a.m., injuries and number of people and vehicles involved are as yet unknown.

About an hour before the accident in Valleyview, there was a call for a crash on the same highway, farther west near Aberdeen Mall. A vehicle had left the highway and rolled down an embankment. There has been no word on the extent of injuries suffered in that crash.

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