August 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Updated: August 19, 2019 9:53 pm

Man arrested after allegedly carjacking pregnant woman’s car, causing multi-vehicle crash

WATCH: Vancouver police have arrested a man in connection with a carjacking that involved a pregnant woman and multiple crashes. Ted Chernecki has the details.


Vancouver police say they arrested a 22-year-old man after he allegedly forced a pregnant woman from her vehicle then caused a multi-vehicle crash in the stolen SUV.

Police say they were called to Alma Street and West 4th Avenue at 8:30 p.m. Sunday after a man got into a Honda Pilot that was parked and idling, then allegedly forced the lone occupant out of the vehicle before driving away.

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Forty-five minutes later police responded to a crash near Granville Street and West 70th Avenue after the same Honda Pilot collided with three vehicles.

The driver fled the scene but officers arrested him a short distance away, police say.

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Police say charges are being recommended in connection with the carjacking.

No one was seriously hurt.

WATCH (July 15, 2019): Caught on video: violent carjacking in Burnaby

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