IIO is Investigating a Serious Injury Suffered by One Person During a Motor Vehicle Incident in Vancouver (2024-128)

Case: 2024-128 Incident Date: June 7, 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 circumstances surrounding the injury suffered by one man during a motor vehicle incident involving the Vancouver Police Department on June 7, 2024.

Information provided by the VPD states that at around 1:30 a.m., officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle being driven by the affected person (AP).

A collision then took place involving two police vehicles and the vehicle being driven by AP around Cambie Street and 35th Avenue.

The AP sustained an injury to one arm during the interaction and was arrested. A passenger in the AP’s vehicle was not hurt.

Initial investigative steps will seek to clarify the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the collision 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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