Independent Investigations Office probing motorcycle incident in Vancouver

THE Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. is probing a Vancouver incident involving a motorcyclist who sustained serious injuries.

The IIO said that it was notified by the Office of Police Complaints Commissioner (OPCC) that on May 23 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a Vancouver Police officer attempted a traffic stop on a motorcyclist on Granville Street.

Shortly afterwards the male motorcyclist drove through the intersection at West King Edward and Granville Street before falling off the bike.

The male was taken into custody and complained of pain before being transported to hospital where it was determined he had sustained serious injuries.

The IIO is asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the IIO witness line at 1-855-446-8477.