UPDATE: DriveBC says highway re-opened after accident

Highway 22 closed for seven hours on Saturday

UPDATE: DriveBC says highway re-opened after accident

Highway 22 was re-opened early Sunday morning after a serious accident closed the main road between Castlegar and Trail on Saturday afternoon.

Police have not issued any information, but there was a multi-car accident shortly after 5 p.m.

The accident closed the highway between Pipeline Pit Road and Minto Road.

DriveBC reported the highway was to be reopened at 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning.

Traffic was re-routed via Highway 3 over the Bombi Summit and via the Nancy Greene junction to Rossland.

Castlegar News will update the story as more information becomes available.