UPDATE: 4:15 p.m.
The Coquihalla Highway is now open to northbound traffic at Larson Hill from a previous accident.
Vehicle recovery continues with a lane closure and minor delays.
UPDATE: 3:20 p.m.
The Coquihalla is closed once again at Larson Hill.
DriveBC says an assessment is ongoing.
UPDATE: 3 p.m.
The Coquihalla is now open to single lane traffic at Larson Hill.
DriveBC says drivers should expect heavy delays and congestion.
An update is expected at 4 p.m.
UPDATE: 2 p.m.
DriveBC estimates that the Coquihalla will be open to northbound traffic at 4 p.m.
An accident has closed Highway 5 northbound between Hope and Merritt at Larson Hill Thursday afternoon.
DriveBC reported the incident shortly before 1 p.m.
CLOSED - #BCHwy5 is closed Northbound between #HopeBC and #MerrittBC at Larson Hill (exit 250) because of a vehicle incident. Assessment in progress. No estimated time of opening. Please use alternate route via #BCHwy1 and #BCHwy3. Next update 2 PM.https://t.co/8etODyUW1B— Drive BC (@DriveBC) August 30, 2018
There is currently no estimated time of opening. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route via the Trans Canada Highway or Highway 3.
The cause of the crash is under investigation and it is unknown whether there are any resulting injuries.
An update is expected at 2 p.m.