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(UPDATED) Sea to Sky Highway closed in both directions due to crash

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DH Vancouver Staff Dec 23, 2015 11:40 am

UPDATE: Highway 99 has reopened with one lane, alternating between north and southbound traffic. Drive BC says to expect major delays.

Original story: Highway 99 is closed in both directions due to a car crash, according to a tweet sent by Drive BC.

While details are scarce at the moment, CKNW reports it could be a due to a bus that crossed into oncoming traffic. Estimated reopening time is at 5 p.m.

 

Photos posted to Mountain FM’s Facebook page show the extent of the damage:

Facebook / Mountain FM

Facebook / Mountain FM

Facebook / Mountain FM

Facebook / Mountain FM

People are also posting pictures in the Sea to Sky Road Conditions Facebook group of the damage. There are also several videos of helicopters flying into the accident scene.

Facebook / Sea to Sky Road Conditions

Facebook / Sea to Sky Road Conditions

Facebook / Sea to Sky Road Conditions

Facebook / Sea to Sky Road Conditions

More to come…

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