The Trans-Canada Highway near the British Columbia, Alberta border has reopened following a fatal vehicle crash

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway in British Columbia near the Alberta border has been reopened following a fatal car crash earlier Saturday.

According to DriveBC, the highway was closed in both directions west of Field, from the western boundary of Yoho National Park to the access road to the Field Visitor Center, a distance of approximately 15 kilometers.

On social media, Golden police said the highway was closed due to a fatal car accident.

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Just before 5 p.m., DriveBC reported that the Trans-Canada Highway had reopened to alternating single-lane traffic.

Then, at 5:40 p.m., DriveBC said the freeway was fully reopened to traffic, although motorists were warned of possible delays.

At the time of the incident, DriveBC said all lanes were blocked and emergency vehicles were on the scene.

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Global News has contacted police for more information.

For the latest road conditions across the province, visit DriveBC.


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