Highway traffic backed up following multi-car crash

Crash occured near Whatcome Road exit

A multi-car crash has backed up westbound traffic on Highway 1.

The minor incident reportedly involves five cars in the westbound lane of the highway east of the Whatcom Road exit. One Twitter user reported westbound traffic backed up to No. 3 Road near Chilliwack.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. but traffic was still affected at 7 p.m.