British Columbia

Trans-Canada Highway reopened in Kamloops after truck fire injures 2

The Trans-Canada Highway has been reopened in Kamloops, after two people were injured in a truck fire on Friday morning.

Fire crews reported fire on the highway around 5:30 a.m. PT Friday

Witnesses reported Highway 1 was closed in Kamloops by a tanker truck fire early Friday morning. (Bob Gnarley/Twitter)

The Trans-Canada Highway has been reopened in Kamloops, after two people were injured in a truck fire on Friday morning.

The fire broke out after a pickup truck rear-ended a tanker truck around 5:30 a.m. PT.

Highway 1 was closed from the Summit Drive exit to the interchange with the Yellowhead, Highway 5.

Two people were taken to hospital with serious injuries, according to B.C. Ambulance.

The fire is now out and both lanes have reopened