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Coquihalla Highway reopens after rollover crash Sunday night

Two people are dead after a single vehicle rollover on Highway 1 west of Parkbeg, Sask. early Sunday afternoon.
Two people are dead after a single vehicle rollover on Highway 1 west of Parkbeg, Sask. early Sunday afternoon. File / Global News

Highway 5 was shut down in both directions Sunday evening after a rollover crash 20 kilometres east of Hope.

It happened just before 5 p.m., according to BC Emergency Health Services.

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Three people who were inside the single vehicle were taken to hospital.

One was in critical condition, the other two are believed to be stable.

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Southbound lanes reopened just before 7:30 p.m., and the incident was cleared by 11:30 p.m.

There’s no word on a potential cause of the crash.