Highway 16 just west of Prince George remains closed eastbound following a single vehicle crash involving a commercial truck during the overnight…
Police say just after 1 AM, members were notified of a vehicle incident on Highway 16 West near Jutland Road.
A commercial truck had crashed spilling diesel fuel all over the roadway causing a closure of the two eastbound lanes and one lane of westbound traffic.
The driver of the truck was not hurt in the crash. Cleanup of diesel fuel continues according to DriveBC with an estimated reopening time of 2 PM.
A detour is in place for eastbound traffic using Beverley East, Muralt Road and then Blackwater Road.
Keep updated on the highway closure using this link to DriveBC.ca. If the website states “Event No Longer Exists” the highway has reopened.