IIO Deploys to Motor Vehicle Incident in Chilliwack (2018-039)

Case: 2018-039 Incident Date: March 30, 2018 Location: Chilliwack Detachment: Chilliwack Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - Court Decision

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed investigators to a Motor Vehicle Incident in Chilliwack.

Initial information provided to the IIO by the RCMP suggests that at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Friday March 30 2018, an elderly woman was crossing the road near the 5800 block of Tyson Road. The woman was struck by a police vehicle and sustained injuries. She was taken to hospital where she remains.

IIO investigators were deployed and are investigating as it appears the female’s injuries are serious harm. Any potential witnesses of this incident are asked to call the IIO at 1-855-446-8477.

For interviews with Chief Civilian Director Ron MacDonald, please contact IIO media line at: 778-988-1041.

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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