A woman was taken to hospital after a single-car accident on Highway 3A between Castlegar and Nelson on Tuesday morning.
Police say the woman was driving a car that struck a hydro pole just east of the junction of 3A and Highway 6.
The accident occurred around 11 a.m. and snarled traffic for several hours.
Police reduced traffic to single-lane alternating for several hours while FortisBC and Telus crews worked to repair the damage.
There’s no word on the woman’s condition.