Coquitlam RCMP Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Police Vehicle

2017-09-22 10:33 PDT

File # 2017-30297

This morning, September 22, 2017 just before 6 am, a Coquitlam RCMP officer was responding to a call in the area of Lougheed Highway and Coast Meridian Street in Port Coquitlam, when a collision occurred between the officer’s vehicle and a civilian vehicle.

The scene was immediately secured and the Integrated Collision Analysis Reconstruction Service have been called to assist in the investigation. At this time the circumstances leading up to the collision remain under investigation.

The officer and the civilian were transported to a local area hospital with what were believed to minor injuries.

If you were a witness to this collision and have not already spoken with police you are asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550.

The scene is expected to remain inaccessible until approximately 11 am this morning.


Released by

Cpl. Janelle Shoihet

Media Relations Officer
"E" Division Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, B.C. V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-2929
Fax: 778-290-6114


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