The Independent Investigations Office has referred a case to crown counsel for consideration of charges in connection with a fatal motor vehicle incident in Langford.
On Tuesday April 5, 2016 a collision occurred at an intersection.
The collision claimed the life of RCMP officer Constable Sarah Beckett.
Her police cruiser was struck by a civilian’s vehicle crossing the intersection.
Prior to the collision, another RCMP officer, the subject of this investigation, attempted to pull over the civilian vehicle. The civilian’s vehicle did not stop and collided at the intersection resulting in the death of the RCMP officer.
The focus of the IIO investigation relates to the actions of the RCMP officer who attempted to stop and pull over the civilian’s vehicle.