IIO Appeal for Key Witness in Squamish Motor Vehicle Incident (2018-033)

Case: 2018-033 Incident Date: March 13, 2018 Agency: RCMP Location: Squamish Detachment: Squamish Incident Classification: Death Case Status: Closed - With Public Report

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is seeking a key witness to a Motor Vehicle Incident in Squamish involving a pedestrian.

The incident happened at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 13, 2018, involving an unmarked police vehicle that struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Highway 99 and Garibaldi Way in Squamish.

The IIO has identified a potential key witness (driver and or occupants) of a small white hatchback vehicle turning right from Garibaldi Way (as seen in the photos) to merge with the southbound lane of Highway 99 at the same time as the unmarked police vehicle struck the pedestrian.

The IIO is asking for the driver of this vehicle and any potential occupants or other witnesses who may have seen, heard, or recorded the incident to contact the IIO Witness Line at 1-855-446-8477 or email info@iiobc.ca

The IIO is an independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death. It does not require any allegation of wrongdoing.


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Marten Youssef,
Director, Public Engagement & Policy

Shannon Brennan
Communications & Stakeholder Relations Liaison

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