January 17, 2018 5:59 pm
Updated: January 19, 2018 12:46 am

Hwy 1 reopened following head-on crash between transport trucks near Revelstoke

A head-on crash involving two transport trucks closed the TransCanada highway Wednesday near Revelstoke.


The Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke was reopened at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after a head-on collision on a bridge between two tractor-trailers.

RCMP report the impact pushed one of the rigs over the edge of the bridge and one driver was temporarily trapped.

The injuries to the two drivers are not believed to be life-threatening.

The BC Ambulance Service dispatched crews by ground and air to the scene about 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke.

The bridge was assessed for structural damage.

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