IIO is Investigating a Motor Vehicle Incident in Richmond (2022-274)Case: 2022-274 Incident Date: October 17, 2022 Detachment: BC Highway Patrol Agency: RCMP Location: Richmond 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 collision in Richmond which resulted in serious injuries to one man.
Information provided by the RCMP indicates that on October 17, 2022, a marked police vehicle was involved in a multi-vehicle collision at Highway 91 and Westminster Highway.
Three male occupants of one of the vehicles were taken into custody, and it was later confirmed that one of the males had sustained a serious injury meeting the threshold for serious harm as defined by the Police Act. It is reported that none of the other vehicle occupants was seriously hurt.
The IIO has commenced an investigation.
The IIO is asking any person with relevant information or video footage regarding 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.