Highway 97 closed near Monte Lake due to collision

Vernon North Okanagan

2023-06-19 12:11 PDT

File # 2023-3560

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Police are currently investigating a collision that has lead to the closure of Highway 97 near Monte Lake.

Shortly before 10 a.m., on Monday, June 19th, 2023, frontline officers from the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP and other emergency personnel responded to two-vehicle collision in the 3000-block of Highway 97 near Monte Lake.

Highway 97 is currently closed to traffic in both directions as police continue their investigation into the collision.  Detours are being set up and have been posted to DriveBC.

There is no additional information for release at this time and updates will be provided when available.

Released by:

Cst. Chris Terleski
Media Relations Officer
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP
3402 30th St, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5E5
Office: 250-260-7161
Fax: 250-260-7191

Email: vernon_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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