August 5, 2014 6:05 pm
Updated: August 5, 2014 6:56 pm

UPDATE: Trans Canada closed due to crash west of Revelstoke

Traffic is at a standstill on the Trans Canada through Revelstoke after a serious crash near the Enchanted Forest tourist attraction, 32 km west.

DriveBC.ca/ Global Okanagan

NEAR REVELSTOKE, B.C. – UPDATE 5 p.m. Tuesday: New opening estimate between 6-8 p.m.

Highway 1 has been shut down 32km west of Revelstoke due to a three vehicle crash.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. near the Enchanted Forest tourist attraction on the bridge over the Eagle River.

RCMP say a traffic reconstructionist is en route, suggesting the injuries are serious. Several persons are trapped, according to RCMP.

DriveBC.ca suggests the Trans Canada will re-open sometime between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.

No detour is available around the route.

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