IIO is Investigating a Motor Vehicle Incident in Surrey (2023-341)

Case: 2023-341 Incident Date: November 25, 2023 Detachment: BC Highway Patrol Agency: RCMP Location: Surrey Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - Without Public Report

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) is investigating a motor vehicle incident involving a tractor and a police vehicle in Surrey where one man sustained an injury.

Information provided by the RCMP states that at approximately 1:20 p.m. on November 25, 2023, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a farm tractor travelling westbound on Highway 1 at the 176th Street overpass.

There was contact between the tractor and a police vehicle. The tractor rolled over, and male driver of the tractor sustained an injury and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

The IIO was notified of the incident later the same day and has commenced an investigation. Initial investigative steps will seek to confirm the details of the incident and if the man’s injuries meet the threshold of serious harm, as defined by the Police Act.

The IIO is asking any person with relevant information or video footage of the incident to please contact the IIO via the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or using 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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