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UPDATE: Highway 16 east of Prince George now single-lane alternating hours after vehicle incident

Drive BC says estimated time of reopening is 11:30 p.m. (Oct. 4)

8:05 p.m.

Good news, Prince George commuters.

Drive BC says Highway 16 east near Tabor Mountain is now open to single-lane alternating traffic after a vehicle incident forced a complete closure for roughly 10 hours.

Traffic crews are on scene between Upper Fraser Road and the Willow River Rest Area.

There's still no word if anyone was severely injured.

More to come…

2:15 p.m.

Drive BC says Highway 16 east of Prince George won't likely open up until 11:30 p.m. tonight (Oct. 4).

The stretch between Upper Fraser Road and the Willow River Rest Area near Tabor Mountain remains closed in both directions following an apparent multi-vehicle incident this morning.

It's still unclear if anyone was injured as crews are on scene.

1:45 p.m.

Highway 16 is still closed east of Prince George due to an earlier vehicle incident.

In a photo submitted to PrinceGeorgeMatters, it appears one vehicle involved caught a blaze as crews are on scene tending to the situation.

The stretch between Upper Fraser Road and the Willow River Rest Area, one-kilometre west of Tabor Mountain, has no estimated time of reopening, as per Drive BC.

There's no word yet on any potential injuries.

12:45 p.m.

Highway 16 is closed in both directions east of Prince George.

That's according to Drive BC, now reporting a vehicle incident between Upper Fraser Road and the Willow River Rest Area near Tabor Mountain.

Crews are on scene, the provincial service says, but there's no estimated time of reopening.

There's also no detour available, so commuters are being encouraged to avoid travelling along the stretch.

An assessment is in progress.

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