Highway 1 near Savona cleared after earlier closure due to police incident, DriveBC says

Hwy 1 in Savona cleared

UPDATE: 8:45 p.m.

Highway 1 near Savona has been cleared in both directions after an earlier police incident, according to DriveBC.

ORIGINAL 8:28 p.m.

The Trans-Canada Highway near Savona is closed in both directions due to a police incident that happened Tuesday evening, according to DriveBC.

DriveBC said the police incident occurred along a stretch of Highway 1 between Sabiston Creek Road and Savona Access Road.

Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, the same stretch of highway was closed as emergency crews responded to a vehicle fire, with lanes opening at about 5:40 p.m.

At about 8 p.m. Tuesday, DriveBC said crews were en route to the area. An update is expected later this evening.

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