Traffic incident three kilometres south of Fernie Alpine Resort turn off.

Traffic incident three kilometres south of Fernie Alpine Resort turn off.

UPDATED: Traffic incident on Highway 3 south of Fernie Alpine Resort

At approximately 3:00 pm on December 11, DriveBC reported an incident three kilometres south of Fernie Ski Hill Rd., the turn off for Fernie Alpine Resort.

Crews are en route to the scene but Drive BC is warning motorists they should expect delays.

UPDATED at 6:00pm

DriveBC reported the vehicle incident has caused the affected stretch of highway to go down to single lane, alternating traffic. Crews were reported on scene at approximately 5:35pm.

Major delays are suspected due to congestion.