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UPDATE: Police incident briefly closes Hwy 5 near Kamloops

(UPDATE: May 21 @ 7:45 am): Travellers looking to use Hwy 5 north of Kamloops shoud note that the road has reopened following an earlier police incident.

Drivers are to expect congestion.

(Original Story: MAy 21 @ 7:30 am): Travellers looking to head north of Kamloops should be aware of a current closure on Hwy 5.

According to Drive BC Hwy 5 is closed in both directions at Shook Road near Barriere. The closure comes following a "police incident."

<who> Photo Credit: Drive BC

At this time, an assessment is in progress. Traffic control crews are also on scene.

There is no word yet on if anyone was injured.

A detour is not available at this time.

Updates are scheduled throughout the day. More to come.



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