IIO is Investigating a Motor Vehicle Incident near Clinton (2023-042)

Case: 2023-042 Incident Date: February 19, 2023 Detachment: Clinton Location: Clinton Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - With Public Report

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating a motor vehicle incident near Clinton that resulted in a man and woman sustaining injuries.

Information provided by the RCMP states that at about 11:20 p.m. on February 19, 2023, an off-duty officer driving south in a black Ford SUV was involved in a collision with a white tow truck about 10 kilometres south of Clinton on Highway 97. Both the driver and passenger of the Ford were injured in the collision. The sole occupant of the tow truck was unharmed.

The IIO has commenced an investigation, and initial investigative steps will examine the circumstances of the collision.

The IIO is asking any person with relevant information, or dashcam or other video footage of the incident to please contact the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.


The IIO is the Independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.


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