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BC drivers warned as crash near Revelstoke sends 6 to hospital

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DH Vancouver Staff Dec 27, 2017 4:40 pm 2,616

Six people are in the hospital after a crash on Highway 1 just west of Revelstoke.

The collision happened on December 27 just after 1 pm and it left two people in critical condition and Highway 1 temporarily closed.

Drive BC currently says Highway 1 was expected to re-open at 4:30 pm. The road was closed in both directions from Sicamous to Revelstoke and there is no detour available.

Environment Canada has issued both a winter storm warning and a snowfall warning for the City of Vancouver today, December 27. This follows up on the Special Weather Statement issued yesterday.

Up to 15 cm of snow is expected over the next 24 hours, with Metro Vancouver forecast to receive 5 cm today, and another 10 cm set to continue over higher terrain tonight.

According to the Winter Storm warning, hazardous winter conditions are expected, including changing road conditions.

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