On April 18th at approximately 9:30 pm the Powell River RCMP attended the scene of a sexual assault which allegedly occurred outside of the Westview apartments in Powell River, BC. The female victim, a 42 year old Powell River resident was taken to Powell River General Hospital by ambulance where she was treated for minor injuries and then released. Powell River RCMP have been actively investigating and are unable to comment any further at this time. Police do not believe that public safety is currently at risk. The media will be updated with more information as soon as possible.
Single Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident 2016-1526
On April 20th, 2016 at 9:44 am the Powell River RCMP were called to the scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle accident which occurred on Nassichuk Road near Edlund Road, Powell River, BC. The vehicle, a 2012 Hyundai Accent blue in color, appears to have been traveling southbound when it went off the road right, rolled over and hit a tree. The female driver, a 32 year old Powell River resident, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle received serious injuries as a result of the accident. She was flown by Air Ambulance to the Vancouver General Hospital where she remains in serious but stable condition. An RCMP Traffic Analyst has attended the scene and Police are investigating the cause of the accident.