Highway 97C reopens to eastbound traffic after multi-car collision

Social media images appear to show at least six vehicles involved in the collision.

Collision occurred between Merritt and Peachland near 2 p.m. PT

This collision forced the closure of Highway 97C Sunday afternoon. (Dan Hart / Twitter)

B.C.'s Highway 97C reopened just before 4:30 p.m. PT this afternoon after a collision between Merritt and Peachland forced the closure of its eastbound lanes Sunday afternoon.

The collision happened near the Pennask Summit sometime near 2 p.m. PT after forced the road to close for at least two hours. 

Images from social media appear to show at least six vehicles were involved in the collision.

An ambulance responded to the scene. It's not yet clear how many were injured in the incident.