February 17, 2018

Teen found intoxicated on party bus in Port Moody released from hospital

Port Moody Police have an update on a teen taken to hospital after a party bus was checked on Friday night. Police say officers came across the party bus, which was picking up a group for a planned event. They say the officers checked in with the adult chaperone and the bus operator and spoke with some of the young people getting ready to go on. An … [Read more...]

Crash in Burnaby sends seven people to hospital

The intersection of Kingsway and Royal Oak was blocked to traffic for several hours overnight as Burnaby mounties pieced together a collision involving three vehicles. Seven people were taken to hospital -- five have since been released. The two still in hospital were riding in a taxi cab and not wearing seatbelts. RCMP suspect one of the three … [Read more...]

Youth taken to hospital after party bus checked in Port Moody

Port Moody Police say a youth was taken to hospital after a party bus was checked last night. They say the youth had a dangerously high level of intoxication. Alcohol was found This comes after 16 year old Ernest Azoadam died one week ago after being on a party bus in Surrey. Mounties are investigating that incident to find out whether any laws … [Read more...]

Three sent to hospital after vehicle hits pedestrian on Stanley Park Causeway

A pedestrian is in critical condition after a single vehicle crash on the Stanley Park Causeway just before 8 o'clock Friday. Vancouver Assistant Fire Chief Joe Foster says when crews arrived on scene, the vehicle had rolled into the park. Two people in the vehicle were taken to Saint Paul's Hospital in stable condition. Foster says the pedestrian … [Read more...]

Hospital Employees Union warns of big backlogs in medical transcriptions

The Hospital Employees Union is warning of a serious backlog in medical transcription services that could impact patients. HEU spokesperson Bonnie Pearson says almost 17-thousand patient reports are just waiting to be transcribed in Vancouver and Richmond hospitals. Pearson says the delay could have a serious impact for patients in the … [Read more...]

Man sent to hospital after alleged assault in east Vancouver

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after an alleged assault on Venables Street near Commercial Drive. Jarrod Huntson works at a coffee shop right beside where the assault happened, and describes what he saw. "Didn't look conscious and had a little twitch going on in his leg, it was kind of  sickening to see to be honest, I kind of got … [Read more...]

Two women injured in stabbing spree still in hospital

Two women wounded during last week's stabbing spree at an apartment building in Vancouver's West End remain in hospital. One remains in serious condition and the other is now stable. The 33-year old man accused of attacking them on Thursday evening made his first court appearance Monday morning. Jerome Bonneric has been charged with four counts … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [Read more...]

Wards reopen at Royal Columbian Hospital

Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster has reopened all of its wards closed last week because of a norovirus outbreak. Meanwhile, a ward at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody remains closed because of the contagious virus, but it could reopen later today. Similar outbreaks have been reported at Vancouver General Hospital, Lion's Gate Hospital … [Read more...]

Patient at UBC Hospital missing

Mounties say a patient at UBC Hospital has gone missing. They say shortly after 6:30 Saturday evening, 21 year old Woo Fay (Cory) Krushell was reported to have not returned from a walk. He'd left the Detwiller Pavilion. Krushell is described as white, with medium brown hair, and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, white … [Read more...]