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Man arrested after early morning Squamish crash

A collision occurred on Tantalus Road after an alleged car theft on Jan. 14
Squamish Fire Rescue firefighters
Squamish Fire Rescue firefighters on the scene Jan. 14.

A 34-year-old North Vancouver man was arrested after an early-morning crash involving multiple vehicles on Thursday, Jan. 14 on Tantalus Road.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., police and fire were called to the scene to help the driver, who was pinned inside a grey Nissan Maxima, according to an RCMP news release sent out Jan. 19.

The driver was extracted from the vehicle, detained by police for investigation and then transported to a local hospital to treat his injuries, which were not revealed by the RCMP.

Shortly after police officers arrived, a report was received that a Nissan Maxima had allegedly been stolen from outside the 7-11 on Garibaldi Way, RCMP said in the release.

The driver was subsequently arrested for Possession of Stolen Property, Impaired Driving, and a Breach of Undertaking.
He was released on the condition he appear in court in North Vancouver.

If anyone has any information on this file and has yet to speak to police, contact Cst. Girard at 604-892-6100.