01/02/2015 08:12 EST | Updated 03/04/2015 05:59 EST

Two women dead in Highway 1 crash near Revelstoke

Two women have been killed in a deadly crash on Highway 1 roughly 30 kilometres east of Revelstoke, B.C., police said Friday.

One man in critical condition was also rushed to hospital from the scene of the four-vehicle collision near Canyon Hot Springs.

Traffic was backed with the highway closed in both directions between Revelstoke and Golden, B.C. It is expected to reopen sometime between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m., according to DriveBC. 

Revelstoke RCMP Cpl. Thomas Blakney said the crash involved three pick-up trucks, one of which was towing a trailer, and a car. He declined to comment if weather was a factor in the collision.