Pedestrian, driver injured in motorbike crash on Port Mellon Freeway: police report


Plus, tools stolen from Gibsons, impaired drivers driving through a hedge and more in this week’s RCMP memoir

Sunshine Coast RCMP have reported the following for the week of April 18-25.

At 3.30pm on April 25, police and paramedics were dispatched to report a motorcyclist who had crashed and hit pedestrians before the bike was trapped under a truck in the 2200 block of Port Mellon Hwy. One of the pedestrians suffered a head injury and was airlifted to Vancouver General Hospital. The driver of the motorbike suffered hand injuries and was taken to hospital in Sechelt. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call the RCMP at 604-885-2266, file 2022-2793.

Impaired driving

On April 26, 2022 at 4:15 p.m., police were dispatched to report a possibly intoxicated driver who had driven into a hedge and log outside the Post Office on Roberts Creek Road in Roberts Creek. The driver was seen spinning his tires and rocking back and forth trying to free his large white van. The driver underwent a roadside alcohol drug test which showed two failing results. The driver was issued a 90-day driving ban and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Suspended driver crashes truck

At 3am on April 25, police received a report of a van crashing with one person trapped inside in the 5800 block of Medusa Street in Sechelt. The driver and sole occupant were pinned with their seatbelts. The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution before being served with a subpoena for suspended driving and two notices of indefinite suspensions.


On April 27, a Sechelt resident fell victim to a common scam after receiving an official email from the “Government of Canada” stating that she should receive a $753 tax refund. In the email, they provided a form requesting personal banking information, date of birth and mother’s maiden name. After providing some information, the resident realized it was a scam and contacted her bank and the police to report the incident. To learn more about safe Internet browsing, please visit sites such as Get Cyber ​​Safe at

Theft of tools

At 7:30 a.m. on April 20, police received a report of stolen tools in the 800 block of O’Shea Road in Gibsons. The theft took place between April 19 at 10 p.m. and April 20 at 7 a.m. and the tools were left in the back of a company truck. Entry was not obtained inside the vehicle and the doors were locked. Items stolen include a custom STIHL chainsaw with “Bark box” exhaust and large “West Coast” aluminum side cover, 2 STIHL chainsaw bars and a Canon chainsaw bar.

Hit and run

At 7 p.m. on April 23, police were notified of a hit and run in the parking lot of the Twenty Two Taphouse located at 5770 Teredo St, Sechelt. The owner of the vehicle had found his blue Hyundai Elantra with damage to the left rear side and the right front side of his vehicle. The Elantra was angled into the parking spot due to the impact of the collision. CCTV from the restaurant showed a black Ford truck with tinted windows and a red gas tank in the bed of the truck driving into the parking lot, attempting a three-point turn and reversing into the blue Elantra before head north into the parking lot. ground. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the RCMP at 604-885-2266, file 2022-2750.


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