The scene of the collision. Lindsay Chung photo

UPDATED: Highway 97 south reopened following two-car collision

Fire, police and B.C. Ambulance Service are all on scene

Updated, 2:30 p.m., April 24:

Highway 97 south has reopened following a two-car collision which briefly reduced it to single-lane alternating traffic.

At least three people were injured, and Sgt. Chris Riddle of the Quesnel RCMP says at this time, it does not appear the injuries are serious in nature.

Riddle reminds drivers to make sure to always double-check if it is clear at intersections, particularly when entering highways.

The Quesnel RCMP, Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department and BC Ambulance Service responded to the incident.


Traffic has been reduced to single-lane alternating on Highway 97 south at the Teofil and Dragon Lake Road intersection, following a two-car collision.

Police, fire and ambulance are on scene.

There are three injured, however there is no word yet on the seriousness of the injuries.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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