A screenshot from a DriveBC highway camera of Highway 5 at Larson Hill on Nov. 27, 2022. (DriveBC)

A screenshot from a DriveBC highway camera of Highway 5 at Larson Hill on Nov. 27, 2022. (DriveBC)

Update: Highway 5 re-opens after being closed most of the day

The Coquihalla re-opened in both directions at 4 p.m.

  • Nov. 27, 2022 11:20 a.m.

3:45 p.m.

Multiple crashes has closed the Coquihalla- Highway 5 in both directions on Sunday afternoon but the snowy mountain pass is expected to re-open shortly.

DriveBC is reporting that the highway is expected to re-open at 4 p.m.

Expect major delays if the mountain roads do re-open. The visibility on the Connector has been almost non-existent all day.

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10:30 a.m.

Highway 5 closed following a vehicle incident between Othello Rd and Merritt this morning.

DriveBC says the incident involves a jackknifed semi at Larson Hill.

Assessments are underway.

No word yet on when the highway will reopen.

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