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(Update: April 1 @ 11:04 am): The Coquihalla is now moving again after a helicopter evacuation earlier this morning.
Drivers, though, are warned to expect delays and congestion.
(Original story: April 1 @ 10:23 am): The Coquihalla is closed in both directions between Hope and Merritt after a vehicle incident.
Drive BC said traffic was stopped to allow a helicopter to land for a medical evacuation.
The scene of the incident is between exits 238 and 250.
#BCHwy5 - Vehicle incident on the #Coquihalla between #HopeBC and #Merritt has traffic stopped in both directions to allow a Medivac heli to land between Exit 238 and Exit 250. Expect delays of up to 1 Hr. Assessment in progress, watch for traffic control and drive carefully.— Drive BC (@DriveBC) April 1, 2020
Drivers are warned to expect delays of up to one hour.
An assessment is currently in process.
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