Duncan: The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia regarding an incident in Duncan, which resulted in a man being taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The RCMP said on March 28, around 9:15 pm, North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP received a report of a man who appeared impaired driving a track loader skid-steer down a residential street.

The police said officers attended and attempted to get the driver to stop, but there were collisions between the loader and police vehicles.

“During the interaction that followed, one officer discharged their weapon striking the driver. 

Emergency Health Services were called and the man was transported to hospital with serious injuries,” BC RCMP said.

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia is now investigating police actions in the incident. 

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