UPDATE: RCMP say three-vehicle crash caused by styrofoam

By James Peters
October 31, 2018 - 8:54am Updated: October 31, 2018 - 10:53am

KAMLOOPS — UPDATE: RCMP say a three-vehicle crash on the Trans Canada Highway this morning was caused by a package of styrofoam.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says the styrofoam fell off a vehicle onto the eastbound travel lanes, and drivers swerved to avoid hitting it.

As they maneuvered around it, three vehicles collided.

Shelkie says ambulance transported two people to Royal Inland Hospital, but they were found to be uninjured.

She notes the highway was never completely closed, but was tied up for a short time.

EARLIER: A three-vehicle crash is causing a major traffic headache on the Trans Canada Highway in Kamloops.

The crash took place during the 8:00 hour Wednesday morning, Oct. 31, in the eastbound lanes about 1 km east of the Peterson Creek Bridge.

There is no word on details of injuries caused by the crash.

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

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