Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
June 24, 2013
SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) is providing updated information on its recent Langley investigation.
According to the RCMP, on June 23, 2013, at approximately 2:01 a.m., RCMP in Langley were travelling southbound on 200th Street while responding to a complaint. An unmarked police vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle that reportedly pulled out of Brydon Crescent.
As of Monday, June 24, 2013, the IIO can confirm that one occupant of the civilian vehicle, a 35 year-old male, remains hospitalized as a result of his injuries. Another occupant of the vehicle, a 33 year-old male, has been treated and released from hospital. The RCMP officer involved in the collision has also been treated for his injuries and released from hospital.
The IIO and the RCMP will work within the terms agreed upon in the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed by the Chief Civilian Director and B.C.’s police services in July 2012. As set by the Chief Civilian Director, the IIO’s goals are to conduct fair, unbiased, timely, thorough and competent investigations, and ensure transparency through public reporting.
The IIO investigation into this incident is ongoing. Please note that no further information is available at this time.