IIO is Investigating a Motor Vehicle Incident in Port Moody (2023-214)

Case: 2023-214 Incident Date: July 25, 2023 Agency: Municipal Location: Port Moody Detachment: Port Moody Police Department Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating a motor vehicle incident in Port Moody that resulted in one man sustaining a serious injury.

Information provided by the Port Moody Police Department states that at about 6:30 p.m. on July 25, 2023, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a motorcycle, but the motorcycle reportedly did not stop.

It is reported that a short time later, another officer later observed the motorcycle and allegedly attempted to block it near the intersection of Valour and Glenayre drives. There was a collision between the motorcycle and the police vehicle, and the rider of the motorcycle sustained a serious injury in the collision.

The IIO was notified of the incident shortly after the collision occurred. Initial investigative steps will seek to confirm the details of police actions during the incident.

The IIO is asking any person with relevant information or 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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