The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating an incident that occurred in Revelstoke.
On Dec. 13, at around midnight, a Revelstoke RCMP officer observed a man, with no helmet, operating a snowmobile on Victoria Rd.
Reportedly, the man sped away, turning onto a one-way street.
The officer followed and found the snowmobile, which appeared to have collided with a parked commercial vehicle.
The operator was located a short distance away, suffering from injuries. He was transported to hospital by ambulance.
The IIO will be investigating the incident and actions of the police officer.
The IIO is a civilian-led police oversight agency responsible for conducting investigations of serious harm that may have been the result or the actions, or inaction, of a police officer, whether on or off duty.
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