Update at 7 a.m.

According to the Highway Hotline at 7:00 a.m., the Trans-Canada Highway west of Swift Current is open to traffic again.


Original story at 10:15 p.m.

The Trans-Canada Highway about 15 kilometres west of Swift Current is closed to traffic in both directions currently.

According to the Highway Hotline, the closure is due to a motor vehicle collision. 

The closure is a result of visibility being poor due to fire and smoke from the crash.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area as emergency crews are on the scene. 

No detour is available at this time.

Swift Current Online will continue to provide updates on the incident.