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Indictment approved against driver who allegedly injured two police officers in 2019 hit-and-run

Two police officers were injured in a 2019 hit-and-run indictment approved against a man believed to be behind the wheel.

The suspect is currently facing two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm, two counts of failure to stop after an accident causing bodily harm, and one count of public indecency. facing, police said in a news release on Tuesday.

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According to the Burnaby RCMP, the hit-and-run occurred in the south of the city on March 4, 2019. The driver was using a stolen vehicle that was found near the crash.

The suspect was said to have sped into oncoming traffic, which officers thought was too dangerous to pursue. Shortly thereafter, he drove into an area where his K9 officers were training dogs and crashed into a police car.

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Victims were two Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service officers. did. One was the Mountie and one of him was an employee of the Abbotsford Police Department.

BC Emergency Medical Services said they were both in critical condition at the time of the accident. It has had a significant impact on police officers," Burnaby RCMP Cpl said. Alexa Hodgins in a statement Tuesday.

"The investigation spanned more than three years, and the Criminal Conflict Investigation Team has worked tirelessly to conduct a thorough investigation, resulting in the current indictment."

— Using Simon Little files

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