UPDATE: Lost load slows traffic on Highway near Chilliwack

UPDATE: Lost load slows traffic on Highway near Chilliwack

Crews cleared debris and second westbound lane open by 10 a.m.

  • Nov. 22, 2017 7:30 a.m.

Westbound traffic on Highway 1 was at a crawl Wednesday morning following an earlier accident near the Yale Road West overpass.

A semi trailer unit apparently lost a load of granite on the highway just after 7 a.m.

Police, ambulance and firefighters were on the scene, but there have been no reports of injuries.

One lane was opened by 9 a.m. and by 10 a.m. crews were just preparing to open the second westbound lane.

Chilliwack firefighters were hosing down the road prevent rock shards from puncturing tires.

 

UPDATE: Lost load slows traffic on Highway near Chilliwack