Two police officers are in the hospital after their vehicle was struck in Burnaby on March 4, 2019. (Shane MacKichan)

Abbotsford police officer badly hurt after hit-and-run

Officers with integrated police dog unit were seriously injured when their parked vehicle was hit

An Abbotsford police officer injured after a hit-and-run in Burnaby is expected to be released from hospital today.

A parked police vehicle was struck in the 5,000 block of North Fraser Way, near North Fraser Crescent, around 12 p.m. on Monday.

The two officers, one with the RCMP and one with the Abbotsford Police Department, but both part of the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service, were standing outside the vehicle and seriously hurt.

Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr tweeted Monday afternoon: “Pleased to report that our #AbbyPD member injured in today’s hit & run is expected to be released from the hospital tonight. No broken bones but he will be very sore. Our thoughts are will the @BCRCMP member injured & hoping for a full & speedy recovery.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9511.

The public is asked to stay away from the area.

 

Two police officers are in the hospital after their vehicle was struck in Burnaby on March 4, 2019. (Shane MacKichan)

Two police officers are in the hospital after their vehicle was struck in Burnaby on March 4, 2019. (Shane MacKichan)

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