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Four People Injured In Accident That Closed Highway 97 In The South Cariboo

Clinton RCMP have now released some details about an accident that closed Highway 97 in the South Cariboo this morning.

Police say a collision between a Honda Accord and a Dodge Ram pickup that was pulling a travel trailer sent four people to hospital with what are being described as minor injuries.

It happened just after 7-30 about 9 kilometers north of 70 Mile.

Constable Tony DiMaggio confirms that one of the vehicles crossed the center line and collided with the other.

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An investigation into what caused the accident continues, but DiMaggio says police do believe that it was weather-related as there was heavy slush on the road at the time.

The Highway was closed for around three hours.

ORIGINAL STORY

Highway 97, closed due a motor vehicle incident nine kilometers north of 70 Mile earlier this morning, has now been cleared.

That has been confirmed by both Drive BC and Clinton RCMP.

No OTHER details have been released, including what may have caused the collision.

Police do confirm however, that there was fresh snow on the road at the time of the accident.

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