A head-on collision near Salmo around noon today has closed Highway 6

A head-on collision near Salmo around noon today has closed Highway 6

UPDATED: Highway collision near Salmo sends three to hospital

Highway 6 just north of Salmo has been re-opened following a closure due to a two-vehicle accident earlier today.

Three people were taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries on Wednesday after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 6 just north of Salmo.

A passing motorist reported seeing the jaws of life being used on one of the vehicles in the ditch.

Sgt. John Ferguson of the RCMP said the accident is being investigated for possible criminal charges.