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Reports of people killed in Trans-Canada Highway crash near Sorrento, B.C.

DriveBC is reporting that the incident, east of Chase, is blocking the highway at Little River Road near Sorrento. DriveBC

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.’s Southern Interior has been reopened following a fatal vehicle incident.

Originally, DriveBC said traffic was impacted at Little River Road near Sorrento, about 65 km east of Kamloops.

The highway was reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, and motorists were told to expect delays.

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B.C. Emergency Health Services says it responded to a two-vehicle incident just before 1 p.m., with four paramedic ground units and a supervisor. BCEHS added that no patients were transported to hospital.

However, CFJC Today in Kamloops is reporting that a witness who stopped to offer assistance told them two males and one female had been killed.

Read more: Alberta man killed in crash near Field, B.C.

In an email to Global News, RCMP said officers from the Chase detachment were called to assist B.C. Emergency Health Services after a report of a head-on collision involving two vehicles.

Police said at least one person has died, and that a collision deconstructionist has been called to assist in the investigation.

Motorists are being advised to monitor DriveBC for the latest highway conditions.

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