BURNABY (NEWS 1130) — A police officer was injured during the annual Hats Off Day festivities in Burnaby on Saturday afternoon.
According to the Vancouver Police Department, one of their officers was hurt during a motorcycle drill team event.
— Burnaby RCMP (@BurnabyRCMP) June 1, 2019
The officer’s injuries are non-life-threatening, and he’s recovering in the hospital.
The officer’s motorcycle apparently slipped on some debris on the road, which caused him to fall off.
Our @VPDTrafficUnit #MotorcycleDrillTeam officer who was injured today at the #HatsOffDay Parade is recovering in hospital & will be OK – heartfelt thanks from #VPD to our friends @BurnabyRCMP @BurnabyFireDept & @BC_EHS for your #1stClass help @VancouverPD pic.twitter.com/yTn6IVr5Xf
— Adam Palmer (@ChiefPalmer) June 2, 2019
Police officers from Vancouver, Burnaby and Seattle performed motorcycle drills for Burnaby’s annual festival in the Burnaby Heights neighbourhood on Hastings Street.
– With files from Taran Parmar