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Two dead in Abbotsford, BC following police chase

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 08 Aug, 2022 10:20 AM
  • Two dead in Abbotsford, BC following police chase

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Abbotsford police say two people are dead following a police chase Sunday afternoon involving an alleged stolen vehicle.

Police say the car was first spotted at about 3 p.m. and then again in a different area just after 4 p.m.

They say they knew based on recent information that the vehicle had been involved in a recent violent crime in another jurisdiction and authorized a police pursuit.

The service says the vehicle being pursued lost control and crashed.

Officers say no civilians or civilian cars were involved in the collision.

The female passenger of the vehicle died at the scene, while the male driver was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

The Independent Investigations Office of BC has asserted jurisdiction and police are asking anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or who may have dashcam video or information to contact them.

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