British Columbia

Highway 91 reopens after overnight crash in Richmond, B.C.

One of the vehicles involved reportedly drove into a concrete barrier in the middle of the highway, prompting the closure between No. 6 Road and No. 7 Road.

Lanes in both directions were closed for over 6 hours

RCMP block off a large stretch of the highway to deal with the collision investigation (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

Traffic is moving again in both directions after an overnight multi-vehicle crash shut down a section of Highway 91 that runs through Richmond.

According to DriveBC westbound and eastbound lanes were both cleared just after 9:30 a.m.

One of the vehicles reportedly drove into part of a concrete barrier in the middle of the highway around 2:30 a.m.

RCMP shut down the highway between No. 6 Road and No. 7 Road shortly after the crash to investigate the accident.

Drivers can detour using the Queensborough or Alex Fraser Bridges.

DriveBC said it estimates the highway will reopen between 8:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday.