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Highway reopens near Sicamous

Two vehicle incidents have closed the highway near Sicamous, according to DriveBC. File / Global News

Highway 97A near Sicamous closed Wednesday morning because of two vehicle incidents but has since reopened, according to Drive BC.

One incident was reported on the highway between Mara Heights Road and Sicamous Creek Frontage Road, approximately two kilometres south of Sicamous.

DriveBC said emergency vehicles rushed to the scene and warned drivers to watch for traffic control.

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Vehicles were able to detour via Hwy 1 Sicamous and Hwy 97B Enderby.

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DriveBC also said that for a while all lanes were blocked for nearly a kilometre between Park Frontage Road and the end of Highway 97A because of a second vehicle incident.

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Drivers could detour via Main Street and Eagle Passway.

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