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A pickup truck was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Driver released from hospital after being struck by SUV fleeing from police in Abbotsford

Victim in pickup truck was rear-ended on Highway 1 on Wednesday afternoon

A pickup truck was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A black SUV crashed into another vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23) after fleeing twice from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Driver flees twice from police in Abbotsford, crashes into another car on Highway 1

Two people taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries

A black SUV crashed into another vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23) after fleeing twice from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Rich Robinson (left) and Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes.

The Black Crowes announce stop at Abbotsford Centre

Show on Sunday, July 17 part of Shake Your Money Maker Tour

Rich Robinson (left) and Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes.
Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Murderer and sexual assailant dies while housed at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford

William Roy Tame was serving indeterminate sentence for 1986 Calgary killing

Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford Police were at Colleen and Gordie Howe middle school Thursday morning (Feb. 17) due to a threat related to the school. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Bomb threat sparks lockdown at middle school in Abbotsford

Students return to class and all are accounted for and unharmed

Abbotsford Police were at Colleen and Gordie Howe middle school Thursday morning (Feb. 17) due to a threat related to the school. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (RCMP file photo)

Officers in Abbotsford yelled at during impaired-driving stop on Highway 1

Mother had 9-year-old child in vehicle, failed roadside breath test

A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (RCMP file photo)
Abbotsford Police officers place a tent over evidence to protect it in case of rain following a stabbing Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 15) at Inspiration Park at the corner of Simon Avenue and Emerson Street. The victim, a 30-year-old man, later died in hospital. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Homicide team investigates fatal stabbing in Abbotsford

Incident occurs Tuesday afternoon in park; no suspects yet

Abbotsford Police officers place a tent over evidence to protect it in case of rain following a stabbing Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 15) at Inspiration Park at the corner of Simon Avenue and Emerson Street. The victim, a 30-year-old man, later died in hospital. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Canadians Gene Karl Lahrkamp and Matthew Leandre Ovide Dupre are wanted in relation to the killing of Jimi Sandhu, formerly of Abbotsford, in Thailand on Feb. 4.

Two men wanted in killing of former Abbotsford gangster in Thailand

Jimi Sandhu was gunned down Feb. 4 at beachside resort on island of Phuket

Canadians Gene Karl Lahrkamp and Matthew Leandre Ovide Dupre are wanted in relation to the killing of Jimi Sandhu, formerly of Abbotsford, in Thailand on Feb. 4.
A driver in a stolen Chevy Equinox uses the inside edge of a roundabout on McCallum Road in Abbotsford to speed past traffic while fleeing from police on Wednesday (Feb. 9) to Langley. (Screenshot from Air One footage)

Police helicopter captures footage of driver in stolen vehicle from Abbotsford to Langley

Incident on Wednesday resulted in commercial flight having to be redirected

A driver in a stolen Chevy Equinox uses the inside edge of a roundabout on McCallum Road in Abbotsford to speed past traffic while fleeing from police on Wednesday (Feb. 9) to Langley. (Screenshot from Air One footage)
Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017. A civil forfeiture lawsuit has been filed against him for a 2021 Kia Stinger that police said he purchased from the proceeds of crime and used in unlawful activity.

Civil forfeiture claim filed for vehicle used by former Abbotsford gangster

Jason Himpfen charged last October after incident in Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017. A civil forfeiture lawsuit has been filed against him for a 2021 Kia Stinger that police said he purchased from the proceeds of crime and used in unlawful activity.
Former Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu was gunned down in Thailand on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.

Former Abbotsford gangster gunned down at resort in Thailand

Jimi Sandhu had been deported from Canada in 2016 for ‘serious criminality’

Former Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu was gunned down in Thailand on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.
Codi Carlyle Rogers, 40, has been identified as the woman whose remains were found Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Cascade Falls Regional Park near Mission.

Mission woman identified as homicide victim at Cascade Falls Regional Park

Body of Codi Carlyle Rogers, 40, was discovered Tuesday morning

Codi Carlyle Rogers, 40, has been identified as the woman whose remains were found Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Cascade Falls Regional Park near Mission.
Abbotsford Police officers responded Sunday (Jan. 30) to reports of people with guns in parking lot on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. The incident turned out to be the filming of a movie. (Facebook photo)

Report of people with guns in Abbotsford turns out to be filming of movie

Police seize three fake guns from scene; filmmakers had not notified authorities ahead of time

Abbotsford Police officers responded Sunday (Jan. 30) to reports of people with guns in parking lot on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. The incident turned out to be the filming of a movie. (Facebook photo)
Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that fled from Abbotsford to Langley on Thursday (Jan. 20) were 12 catalytic converters. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

12 catalytic converters found in stolen vehicle after driver flees from Abbotsford to Langley

‘Prolific offender’ Tyson Fust, 27, of Langley now faces 13 charges

Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that fled from Abbotsford to Langley on Thursday (Jan. 20) were 12 catalytic converters. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford. As of Jan. 19, 28 inmates have tested positive. (Abbotsford News file photo)

28 inmates at Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford test positive for COVID-19

All in-person visits are temporarily suspended, says Correctional Service of Canada

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford. As of Jan. 19, 28 inmates have tested positive. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The BC RCMP’s Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team is on scene at a drug-making operation on Lefeuvre Road just north of Starr Road in northwest Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

BC RCMP team investigates drug ‘super lab’ in rural Abbotsford

Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response expected to be on scene for ‘several days’

The BC RCMP’s Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team is on scene at a drug-making operation on Lefeuvre Road just north of Starr Road in northwest Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Michele Matteazzi with his wife Tiffany and their kids. (Submitted photo)

Unvaccinated B.C. man forced to quarantine after 10-minute chat with U.S. border agents

Michele Matteazzi visited Abbotsford-Huntingdon border to have travel questions answered

Michele Matteazzi with his wife Tiffany and their kids. (Submitted photo)
A courtroom in the Abbotsford Law Courts. (B.C. government photo)

Conditional sentences for men arrested in Langley after fleeing scene of Abbotsford shooting

Ravnoor Kang and Bhupal Thandi pleaded guilty to being in a vehicle with a gun

A courtroom in the Abbotsford Law Courts. (B.C. government photo)
The Sumas Dike at No. 3 Road suffered a large breach during flooding in mid-November. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Videos show force of floodwaters after dike breach in Abbotsford in November

Three videos shot at main dike on Sumas Prairie on Nov. 15, 16 and 17

The Sumas Dike at No. 3 Road suffered a large breach during flooding in mid-November. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
Vancouver law courts. (File photo)

Judge rules Kelowna RCMP not liable in 2015 high-speed crash on Highway 1 near Abbotsford

Passenger who was injured said police were negligent following drug arrest

Vancouver law courts. (File photo)
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