IIO is Investigating a Motor Vehicle Incident in Kelowna (2024-084)

Case: 2024-084 Incident Date: April 15, 2024 Location: Kelowna Detachment: Kelowna Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) is investigating the injuries of one man in a motor vehicle incident in Kelowna.

Information provided by the Kelowna RCMP states that at about 5:25 p.m. on April 15, 2024, an officer observed a man riding a motorcycle southbound on Highway 97 North and attempted a traffic stop.

It is reported that the motorcycle did not stop and was involved in a single vehicle collision shortly thereafter on the off-ramp from Highway 97 to University Way.

The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the collision and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

The IIO was notified of the incident shortly after it occurred and commenced an investigation. Initial investigative steps seek to confirm if the man’s injuries meets the threshold of serious harm, as defined by the Police Act.

The IIO is asking any person who has relevant information about the incident to please contact the IIO 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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