B.C.'s police watchdog investigating RCMP crash with cyclist in Kelowna - InfoNews

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B.C.'s police watchdog investigating RCMP crash with cyclist in Kelowna

May 27, 2019 - 12:18 PM

KELOWNA - B.C.'s police watchdog has been called in to look into a late night crash involving an off-duty Kelowna RCMP officer and a cyclist.  

RCMP reported to the Independent Investigations Office of B.C. that on May 25, at approximately 3:30 a.m., the crash occurred between an off-duty police officer and a cyclist on Harvey Avenue.

Emergency Health Services attended and transported the male cyclist to Kelowna General Hospital, where it was determined he had suffered serious injuries.

Independent Investigations Office is asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact its witness line at 1-855-446-8477.

The Independent Investigations Office is the 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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