Crews were on scene dealing with an accident on Highway 1, three-kilometres west of the Agassiz, Harrison exit Monday (May 27). (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

UPDATE: Accident on Hwy 1 near Agassiz, Harrison exit cleared

The eastboung accident had the highway reduced to one lane

Update: The vehicle incident on Highway 1 has now been cleared and both lanes are open eastbound.

Commuters heading to Hope will have some delays this morning (Monday, May 27), as an accident between the Annis Road exit and the Agassiz, Harrison exit has closed one of the eastbound lanes.

According to DriveBC, the vehicle incident happened around 2:00 a.m. with one lane being reopened at 6 a.m.

Crews were on scene around 9:45 a.m. removing a badly-damaged container from a semi-truck from the road. At that time, traffic was backed up to the Annis Road exit.

The road is expected to be fully open by noon today.

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