Multiple cars are reported to have crashed in what one man called whiteout conditions on Highway 1 near Whatcom Road. @darryljkrop/Twitter

UPDATE: Highway 1 re-opened after afternoon pile-up in Abbotsford

The westbound lanes of Highway 1 near Whatcom Road were closed after a crash involving many vehicles

UPDATE: PHOTOS: Fifteen vehicles involved in Sunday’s highway crash

Highway 1 through Abbotsford has been re-opened following a long closure prompted by several crashes near Whatcom Road this afternoon.

A large crash involving multiple vehicles took place in the westbound lanes of Highway 1 in Abbotsford, near the Whatcom Road interchange, around 3 p.m. Sunday.

The pile-up forced the closure of Highway 1 westbound in that area for several hours.

An Abbotsford Police officer reported around 9 p.m. that the highway had been re-opened.

RELATED: Three Abbotsford elementary schools closed due to power outages

Just Posted

Pedestrian in serious condition after hit by car downtown Abbotsford

A youth was also hit, suffered minor injuries, police say

UFV eliminated in three by UBC

Men’s basketball team loses two straight after game one shocker

Fraser Valley Stage presents Starlight Radio Theatre

Abbotsford production features music from Big Band era

Abbotsford school facilities naming process to include Indigenous voice

Local policy changing to meet requirements in provincial policy

Abbotsford goes up 2-0 on Langley

Pilots win both games on home ice, series now shifts to Langley

B.C. students win Great Waters Challenge video contest

Video, mural and song about saving the salmon claims the top prize

B.C. athlete takes home gold in freestyle aerials at Canada Games

Brayden Kuroda won the event with a combined score of 121.65.

Cabinet likely to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

New round of consultations with Indigenous communities is coming

B.C. government provides $75,000 towards salmon study

Study looks at abundance and health of Pacific salmon in Gulf of Alaska

Murdered and missing honoured at Stolen Sisters Memorial March in B.C.

‘We come together to make change within the systems in our society’

UBC researchers develop inexpensive tool to test drinking water

The tricoder can test for biological contamination in real-time

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

He was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017

Most Read