Erratic driver crashes into at least 3 vehicles in Courtenay, B.C.

Comox Valley, BC – Comox Valley RCMP is looking for witnesses and/or dashcam footage after an erratic driver struck at least three vehicles on February 27, 2023.

The first call came in at approximately 6:15 p.m. when a witness reported an erratic driver operating a pick-up truck in the 5300-block of Island Highway North. A short time later, another witness reported the driver had clipped the mirror on his vehicle while travelling northbound on Island Highway North at Smith Road.

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

Two more calls were received reporting that the driver of this vehicle had crashed into their vehicles. One was on the 2700-block of Island Highway North and the other on 6000-block of Island Highway North.

The pick-up truck was located, abandoned, on Merville Road just west of Headquarters Road in Courtenay and a suspect was located and arrested nearby, said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP. We are looking for anyone who saw this pick-up truck in the area between 6:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. and might have dashcam footage of the driving behaviour before the vehicle was abandoned.

The pick-up truck is a grey 2018 Ford F-150, BC Licence plate RD298V.

Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage is asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2023-3037.

File # 2023-3037

Comox Valley RCMP

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