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Crash near Salmon Valley closes Highway 97

Prince George RCMP are currently on the scene of a two-vehicle collision near Barney Creek Road and Highway 97 north.

Police were advised of the incident at approximately 12:45 p.m.

“Those drivers needing to head north through the Salmon Valley area are advised to delay their departure as the highway is currently closed in both directions and will remain that way for some time. The crash involved a five-ton truck and a pickup truck, with the total number of occupants currently unknown,” said Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

At least one person has been air-lifted to hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Further updates may be made as they become known. Drivers are advised to check DriveB.C. for current road conditions.

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