Hamilton, Ontario ,

Collision into Hydro Pole Leads to Dangerous Driving Charges

A Scarborough man is facing Dangerous Driving charges after colliding with a Hydro pole on Queen Street South in Hamilton.

On May 22, 2019, shortly after 1:00 a.m., two vehicles were seen travelling southbound through the Aberdeen and Queen Street South intersection. The vehicles were travelling side-by-side as they continued southbound up the access. The driver of a 2018 black Honda Civic travelling southbound in the downbound lane lost control and collided with a hydro pole causing it to fall and block all lanes of traffic.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


Male (21-year-old) Scarborough male

  • Dangerous Operation
  • Fail to Comply with Probation

The driver has been released on a Promise to Appear in court. He is expected to attend the John Sopinka Courthouse on June 20, 2019.

Police continue with the investigation and ask if there are any witnesses to this incident to please call Central Station Staff Sergeant Patrol at (905) 546-4725.

Queen Street is expected to remain closed until mid-day.