RCMP Officer Injured in Roll-over Accident
RCMP sign. (Vista Radio file photo)
A Nanaimo RCMP officer is recovering in hospital from serious injuries after his police cruiser hit a slippery patch on a highway and rolled.
The Nanaimo detachment says the officer was traveling north with his emergency lights and siren on to assist another officer.
His vehicle came to a rest upside down and the officer was able to get out and call for assistance.
It happened on Monday on Highway 19-A south of the intersection of Oliver Road and Highway 19-A.
The Nanaimo RCMP is asking any witnesses or anyone with dashcam video to call their non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.