IIO is Investigating an Incident in Richmond (2021-305)Case: 2021-305 Incident Date: November 6, 2021 Agency: RCMP Location: Richmond Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - With Public Report
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating an incident in Richmond.
Information provided by the RCMP indicates that on November 6, 2021 at approximately 3:30 a.m., a member of the RCMP* was driving southbound on Ledway Road near the intersection with Linscott Court when they struck a female pedestrian.
The woman sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The IIO was notified of the incident on the date it occurred and has commenced an investigation.
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.
*Correction: it was previously reported that the officer involved was a member with the Richmond RCMP in error.