Motorcycle accident in Quebec: EIB opens investigation
The Office of Independent Investigations has launched an investigation into a police patrol intervention by the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ) during a motorcycle lawsuit.
At 10:50 am, police attempted to intercept a motorcyclist near Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard and Videotron Center.
At the time of apprehending the individual, it accelerated and the patrol boats lost momentarily sight of it, according to a statement from the EIB.
“The police would have found the damaged motorbike, some time later, off the road” at the intersection of Avenue Colisée and Rue Boisclerc.
On the spot, they found the passenger of the motorcycle seriously wounded in the head, but one does not fear for his life, according to information confirmed by the SPVQ.
After a brief chase, the driver was apprehended by the police. He was placed under arrest for dangerous driving causing injury.
According to the Journal de Québec , the motorcyclist allegedly committed various violations of the Highway Safety Code in the past.
The EIB investigates when a person, other than a police officer on duty, dies, suffers a serious injury or is injured by a firearm used by a police officer, during a police intervention or when detained by a police officer. police.