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(Update: Jan. 16, 2020 @ 4:15 pm) - DriveBC is reporting that Highway 97 is now fully open north of Summerland.
The RCMP said that the road was closed for a time due to a serious collision.
NowMedia will continue to update this story as information becomes available.
(Original story: Jan. 16, 2020 @ 2:30 pm)
Travellers are being advised that Highway 97 has been closed this afternoon due to a serious collision.
CLOSED - #BCHwy97 is closed in both directions between Callan Rd and N Beach Rd, 2 km north of #SummerlandBC due to a vehicle incident. Assessment in progress. No estimated time of opening. Next update 3:30 PM PST. #PeachlandBC #Penticton #Kelowna— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 16, 2020
The RCMP said that the highway has been closed 5 km north of Summerland, near Callan Road.
Police say they will advise when the road has been reopened.