Highway 1 in Kamloops reopens following fatal incident

The highway was closed shortly after 5:45 a.m. on Sept. 21 when Kamloops RCMP officers responded to a report of a traffic accident with injuries.

Highway 1 in the Dallas area of Kamloops has reopened as of 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday (Sept. 21).

The highway was closed shortly after 5:45 a.m. when Kamloops RCMP officers responded to a report of a traffic accident with injuries.

Const. Crystal Evelyn said one person died in the incident and westbound lanes were closed while police and the coroner investigated.

Anyone who was travelling in the area prior to the incident or has information that may help with the investigation is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-33187.

Police are expected to release more information later.

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