RCMP say a pedestrian that was struck at the intersection of Highway 99 and Garibaldi Way in Squamish on March 13th is in critical condition.

A man in his late 20’s was hit at approximately 10:30 p.m. by an officer with the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Services travelling in a grey unmarked SUV. According to a press release the RCMP officer, who was working but not responding to a call, notified dispatch of the incident and began to provide medical assistance.

Emergency crews attended the scene and the man was transported to hospital, where he remains in critical condition. No one else was injured in the incident.

The Integrated Collision and Reconstruction Service attended the scene and the road was closed to southbound traffic for approximately 7 1/2 hours while they investigated. A detour was put in place to allow traffic to continue to flow.

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) is now investigating incident. Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact the IIO BC at 1-855-446-8477.



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