DriveBC says an accident closed this stretch of Highway 3A northeast of Nelson on Monday morning. Illustration: Google Maps

DriveBC says an accident closed this stretch of Highway 3A northeast of Nelson on Monday morning. Illustration: Google Maps

UPDATE: Highway 3A reopens after accident

An incident closed the highway near Nelson

Highway 3A has reopened after a multi-vehicle accident closed it in both directions just north of Nelson on Monday morning.

DriveBC said the incident occurred between Annable Road and Gilroy Road, which is approximately five-to-six kilometres north east of Nelson.