On Jan. 6, a VPD unmarked SUV driven by an on-duty officer struck a pedestrian near Knight Street and East 20th Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
The B.C. Prosecution Service is considering whether charges should be laid against a Vancouver police officer involved in a pedestrian accident earlier this year.
On Jan. 6, a VPD unmarked SUV driven by an on-duty officer struck a pedestrian near Knight Street and East 20th Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. The pedestrian was taken to hospital in serious condition.
The name of the officer, who wasn’t injured, hasn’t been released.
The Independent Investigations Office, B.C.’s police-watchdog agency, probed the incident and has forwarded its report to the Crown.
In approving charges, the B.C. Prosecution Service must be satisfied there is a substantial likelihood of conviction based on the evidence gathered by the IIO and that the prosecution is in the public interest.