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.
BCEHS responded to an MVI West of #Revelstoke with three ground ambulances and one air ambulance – six patients were transported to the hospital, two in critical condition. We will provide more details if they become available.
— EmergHealthServices (@BC_EHS) December 27, 2017
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.
— Bill Attwood (@VE6WK) December 27, 2017
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.
The snow is falling. ❄️ Please drive for the road conditions.
• Slow down,
• Leave extra space between vehicles to stop,
• Give yourself extra time to get to your destination.
Here’s the latest weather alert for Metro Vancouver. https://t.co/vlenZyHLj1 #VPD @icbc pic.twitter.com/HUqCR9JzOY
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) December 27, 2017