Fail to Remain Driver Arrested and Charged
Hamilton Police have arrested and charged the driver who struck a pedestrian earlier this week.
On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m. emergency services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV motor vehicle and a pedestrian on Mount Albion Road just north of Hixon Road in Hamilton.
The Hyundai was travelling northbound on Mount Albion Road when the driver lost control causing the vehicle to mount the sidewalk and hit a pedestrian. The driver then exited the vehicle and spoke with witnesses before fleeing on foot westbound towards Lawrence Road.
The male driver of the Hyundai vehicle surrendered to police on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was held for bail and now stands charged with offences under the Criminal Code.
The 55-year-old pedestrian remains in hospital where she is currently listed in critical condition.
Charged: Christopher Mulligan of Hamilton (52 years)
- Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm
- Fail to Remain Cause Bodily Harm
- Fail to Comply with Probation.
Witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4755 or 905-546-4753.