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UPDATE: Highway 97 between Quesnel and Prince George reopened to single lane traffic

(With files by Darin Bain-MyPGNow)

Update 4:01 PM Tuesday:

According to BC Highway Patrol, Highway 97 is opening to single-lane, alternating traffic.

They say one driver was entrapped in a vehicle, and they have been extricated and taken to hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.

Original Story:

The Prince George RCMP are advising motorist they are investigating a serious motor vehicle incident in Red Rock that has shut down traffic in both directions on Highway 97.

According to the RCMP, officers from both the PG RCMP and BC Highway Patrol are currently on scene with other emergency services.

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Police say two vehicles are involved in the incident, and there is no information on the occupants of the vehicles at this time.

“Drivers should expect lengthy delays of several hours as police conduct their investigation,” said Cpl. Jennifer Cooper of the Prince George RCMP.

“There is no current alternative route. Please make sure to check DriveBC for regular updates before heading out this evening.”

More to come.

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