Cyclist Succumbs to Injuries from Trinity Church Road Collision
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, 68-year-old Petar Peric from Hamilton succumbed to his injuries at the Hamilton General Hospital. The injuries were the result of an early morning collision with a motor vehicle while riding his bicycle in the area of Trinity Church Road and Golf Club Road in Hamilton.
At approximately 6:20 a.m., on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Mr. Peric was southbound on Trinity Church Road. It was dark, poor lighting and foggy weather conditions. Mr. Peric was not wearing a helmet, dressed in dark clothing and his riding lights were not visible to traffic at the time of the collision. While making a left turn onto Golf Club Road, Mr. Peric crossed in front of a southbound motor vehicle which struck him from behind, throwing him from the saddle and causing life-threatening injuries.
The Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit conducted a thorough investigation and determined the driver of the motor vehicle was not at fault for the incident and no charges are pending.