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Highway 3 reopened east of Manning Park after logging truck crash

B.C.'s Highway 3 was closed in both directions near Manning Park on Monday morning due to a vehicle incident. DriveBC

A popular commuter route connecting the Lower Mainland to the B.C. Southern Interior that was closed Monday morning after a logging truck veered off the road has reopened.

Highway 3, also known as the Crowsnest Highway, was closed in both directions near Manning Park due to the vehicle incident, but reopened to single-lane traffic around 11:00 a.m., according to DriveBC.

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The closure was between Tower Road and Garret Road for 1.6 kilometres, about 46 kilometres west of Princeton.

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RCMP traffic services said the single-vehicle incident was reported around 6:40 a.m.

A logging truck went off the road and the driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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The crash also took out some power lines and RCMP said crews are on scene working to restore power.

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