Collision closes Highway 1 near Bridal Falls

Officials said a tractor trailer was the only vehicle involved in the accident which closed Highway 1 near Highway 9 Monday morning. Contributed

A collision involving a tractor trailer led to the closure of Highway 1 near Bridal Falls in both directions on Monday morning.

Officials said the tractor trailer lost its brakes and jack knifed; no other vehicles were involved.

There were no injuries, and traffic was diverted on Highway 1 for the safety of the travelling public, according to RCMP.

The highway closure is one kilometre east of Highway 9.

According to Drive B.C., a detour is in effect at Highway 9 as well as a westbound detour at Exit 170 Flood Hope Road.

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