Update:

Highway 3 has since been cleared by crews and both lanes are open to traffic once again.

Original Story:

A reported “vehicle incident” has fully closed Highway 3 in both directions east of Sparwood.

Drive BC said the incident is between the Elkview Coal Mine and the Old Town Bridge in Sparwood.

As of 10:00 pm on Sunday, Drive BC said an assessment is in progress, although an estimated time of reopening is not yet available.

There are no further updates to provide at this time.