UPDATE: 12:47 p.m.
Following a multi-vehicle incident on the Coquihalla, Thursday morning, DriveBC is reporting the highway is open to one lane northbound.
The incident happened between Exit 315 and Highway 97D about 8:20 a.m.
DriveBC will provide another update at 2 p.m.
The Coquihalla Highway is closed northbound near the Surrey Lake Summit.
According to drivers in the area a jackknifed semi-trailer is blocking the northbound lanes.
#BCHwy5 NB Vehicle incident has northbound lanes CLOSED 4km north of Surrey Lake Summit. Assessment in progress. Detour in effect. Next update 11:30pm. Estimated time of reopening is 1pm. #Coquihalla #KamloopsBC
More info: https://t.co/dY8hCpAMI9
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 23, 2020
One social media user claims there is a red liquid spilled down the side of Highway 5, that may have come from the semi truck.
Emergency crews are on scene but traffic is slow going in the area.
The incident reportedly happened about 8:20 a.m. 3 km south of Logan Lake.
The estimated time of the road reopening is 1 p.m.