Hamilton, Ontario,

Driver Charged in Pedestrian Collision Investigation

The Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit has charged a 36-year-old Hamilton woman with careless driving causing bodily harm related to a collision in late December at a downtown intersection.

On Monday, December 21, 2020, shortly after 11:30 a.m., a 48-year-old Hamilton woman was crossing, with the right of way, in the marked crosswalk of James Street South at Young Street. At the same time, a 36-year-old Hamilton woman was making a left turn in her vehicle from Young Street with a green light and struck the pedestrian, knocking her to the ground.

The pedestrian was suffering from life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital for further medical treatment.

Hamilton Police are happy to announce the pedestrian has been released from the hospital and continues to recover from her injuries at home.

The driver was charged on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, with careless driving causing bodily harm. She is scheduled to appear in Court on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

HPS would like to thank the witnesses who came forward and assisted with this investigation.