RCMP are currently investigating a situation at chickadee creek. RCMP have updated their information that highway 43 Westbound is being stopped. Police have set up a perimiter to ensure public safety.
There is a suspect at large, possibly armed and dangerous. Traffic is backed up west of Eagle River Casino and RCMP are asking motorists to be patient.
The Investigation is ongoing and RCMP will release information when its available. Try and avoid highway 43 west of Whitecourt until the situation is under control.