Problematic closure on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke caused by detached semi-truck trailer

The semi-truck, owned by Gold Freight, detached its trailer in the Lanark snowshed

Police have offered more details into the vehicle incident that left Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden closed for several hours this morning (April 11).

According to the Revelstoke RCMP, a semi-truck lost its trailer in the Lanark snowshed, 46 km east of Revelstoke, at approximately 6:45 p.m. causing the highway to close for approximately four hours while the debris was towed and the road was cleared.

Nobody was injured in the incident. The reason for the detachment is unclear at this time.