A multi-vehicle crash closed the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt on Sunday evening. (Hope SAR/Twitter)

A multi-vehicle crash closed the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt on Sunday evening. (Hope SAR/Twitter)

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Dozens sent to hospital after major Coquihalla crash, ship spills fuel in Georgia Strait, and more

1. Coquihalla reopens northbound, 29 sent to hospital

A multi-vehicle crash involving two Greyhound buses closed the Coquihalla highway for several hours on Sunday evening between Hope and Merritt. See more >

2. Naval ship spills 30,000 litres of fuel in Georgia Strait

HMCS Calgary was reported to have released the fuel during a re-fueling operation between Parksville and just west of Tsawassen. See more >

3. Police watchdog probes man’s death in Chilliwack in alleged parental child abduction

B.C.’s Independent Investigations Office was called in after police used a Taser on a man. See more >

4. Snow coats Lower Mainland in heaviest snowfall of the season

PHOTOS: Langley residents have a day of snow to enjoy before the rain starts again. See more >

5. Coldest Night of the Year walks raise thousands for homeless prevention

Fundraisers were held all over the Lower Mainland last weekend. The event in South Surrey/White Rock brought in more than $67,000. See more >



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