Suspect apprehended in Quebec, returned to BC to face charges in 2020 rollover crash that seriously injured woman

Burnaby

2022-02-03 08:09 PST

File # 20-22692

The alleged driver in a rollover crash that seriously injured a female passenger in June 2020 has been arrested in Laval, Quebec and transported back to B.C. to face charges.

On June 5, 2020 at 1:00 a.m., the Burnaby RCMP responded to a report that a Dodge Durango had rolled over at Gilmore Avenue and Halifax Street in Burnaby.

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The alleged driver left the scene, leaving his female passenger with severe injuries.

Burnaby RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) took conduct of the investigation.

Several charges were approved in May 2021, but the suspect had left the province. A Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest.

With the assistance of Laval Police (Service du police de Laval), 33-year-old Quebec resident, Moussa Daoui was arrested and returned to B.C. on January 27, 2022.

Daoui faces the following charges:

Despite the suspect leaving the province while under investigation for this crash, our investigators never gave up on ensuring he would face these charges in a B.C. courtroom, said Cpl. John Hargreaves with Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT). We are also grateful to our partners at Laval Police for their assistance in this file.  

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Cpl. Michael Kalanj

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