IIO is Investigating a Serious Injury Suffered by One Person During a Motor Vehicle Incident in Vancouver (2024-116)

Case: 2024-116 Incident Date: May 21, 2024 Agency: Municipal Location: Vancouver Detachment: Vancouver 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 of BC (IIO) is investigating the injury suffered by one man during a motor vehicle incident involving the Vancouver Police Department on May 21, 2024.

Information provided by the VPD states the affected person (AP), a man, was walking on East Hastings Street near Dunlevy Avenue when they were struck by a police vehicle around 12:30 a.m.

The AP was taken to a hospital for treatment and observation.

The IIO was notified of the incident the same day.

Initial investigative steps will seek to clarify the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the man’s injury and whether police action or inaction played a role.

The IIO is asking any person who has relevant information or video footage related to 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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