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Freezing rain, black ice make driving treacherous near Merritt

Freezing rain and black ice is reported on highways 5 and 97C.
Freezing rain and black ice is reported on highways 5 and 97C. drivebc.ca/ Global Okanagan

MERRITT, B.C. – The provincial road information website, Drivebc.ca, is reporting poor driving conditions on the Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector.

Weather conditions have changed from sub-zero to near zero temperatures, creating hazardous pavement.

While no accidents have been reported, caution is advised tonight when traveling Hwy 5 around Merritt and 97C between Merritt and West Kelowna.

drivebc.ca/ Global Okanagan
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