Major BC highway closed for several hours after the crash

British Columbia Emergency Health Services says two people were taken to hospital in critical condition and four others were taken to hospital by ambulance in critical condition.

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Emergency personnel say six people were taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle accident that closed Coquihalla Highway Friday morning.

BC Emergency Health Services says two people were taken to hospital in critical condition and four others were taken to hospital by ambulance in critical condition.

Drive BC says Highway 5, known as Coquihalla, was closed in both directions between Hope and Merritt.

The highway was expected to reopen Friday afternoon.

A snowfall warning had been issued for the highway on Thursday, with up to 15 inches of snow in the forecast.

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