Sunday, June 14, 2015

Local News

Accidents, Arrests and Abandoned Calls

Chilliwack street news roundup

Staff/Voice photos


Drivers wait for their cars to be cleared after running into each other in a five-vehicle pileup last Tuesday at the Evans Rd rail crossing.


ust after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews responded to reports of a five-vehicle pileup at the Evans Rd. rail crossing. No one was injured, however, a driver was shaken up after their vehicle’s airbag deployed.


At the time of the accident, a vehicle was on the tracks and was later moved off the main line. There’s no word if the accident happened due to driver distraction of if vehicles were following too closely.


Wednesday 3:30 p.m.

Abandoned 9-1-1 at Troubled Newmark Apts


A man is put into the back of a RCMP cruiser Wednesday.


n officer had to call for backup after responding to an abandoned 9-1-1 call at Newmark Apartments on Victoria Ave. At one point, the constable could not be reached by radio. One man was detained and was taken away. It's unclear if he was under arrest and being taken away to jail, or just transported. Mounties give a lot of residents rides home.



Thursday, 9:30 p.m.

Fight Night


drunken rabble-rouser got into a fight with a passerby off of School St.


The man fell and recieved a gash on his head.


At one point, the belligerent man was screaming and cussing from inside the cruiser.


RCMP and BCAS paramedics checked him out before he was taken to jail to sleep it off.




Friday, June 12 – 3 p.m.

Weapon Check


Police detain and check a man after getting a weapons call from the public.


ust after 3 p.m. on Friday, police responded to reports of a man with a knife downtown near Salish Park. They caught up with the suspect, and his daypack was checked. He was later released. Police also street-checked the three others accompanying him.



Friday, June 12 – 5:15 p.m.

Pedestrian Struck


A boy appears to not be in any pain after getting clipped by a car on Friday.


olice, ambulance and firefighters responded to reports around 5 p.m. that a youngster was hit by a car at Yale Rd. and Broadway. Fortunately, the boy suffered only minor injuries. The driver was quite upset with what happened.



Assorted Photos

Five-Car Pileup














Newmark Apartments




Drunk on School Street






Weapon Check







Pedestrian Struck









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