Update 7:09 AM

Highway 16 just east of Vanderhoof is now reopened to traffic in both directions following a serious vehicle incident last night.

Drive BC reported earlier that the road would allow full access to vehicles during the early morning hours.

Original story 5:26 AM

According to Drive BC, Highway 16 is closed in both directions just east of Vanderhoof due to a serious vehicle incident.

At this time, no detour has been set up.

The highway is expected to reopen around 7 o’clock this morning.

We will have more information as it becomes available.