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Serious vehicle crash closes Hwy 16 east of Terrace

A severe accident involving several injuries has shut down a 3.7 km stretch of Hwy 16
Thornhill Fire Department trucks are pictured on January 28, 2022. Emergency vehicles from the department were dispatched to a serious crash on Hwy 16, east of Terrace, on August 2, resulting in injuries and a subsequent highway closure. (Binny Paul/Black Press Media)

A serious vehicle accident has forced the closure of Hwy 16 in both directions, between Kleanza Dr. and Grandview Dr., near Terrace.

The accident occurred on August 2, according to the Thornhill Fire Department. The scene of the incident is in close proximity to Gooden Rd. and Usk Frontage Rd., near the Usk Ferry Terminal turnoff.

Details of the collision are still emerging, but the Thornhill Fire Department confirmed several people have been injured. As of now, specifics regarding the victims’ conditions, identities, and the number of vehicles involved in the incident are not yet available.

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