Yellowhead highway now open following serious collision

By Jessica Lepp
January 17, 2016 - 1:41pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 12:28pm

MCLURE, B.C. — Highway 5, the Yellowhead Highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic 20 kilometres South of Barriere following a serious motor vehicle incident.

The incident involved a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle.

Unconfirmed reports say there was at least one fatality.

Witnesses report to CFJC Today that a coroner attended the scene.

Kamloops Fire Rescue say they were initially called out but stood down as B.C. Ambulance and Barriere first responders were already on site.

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