Hamilton, Ontario,
19
March
2019
|
11:29
America/New_York

Hamilton Police Investigate Dirt Bike Crash on the Road

Hamilton Police are reminding the public that off-road vehicles which are not licenced for the roadway are still subjected to the laws under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act. An 18-year-old Dundas man has been issued several provincial court summonses after he rode his dirt bike on the roadway and crashed.

On Monday, March 19, 2019, shortly after 6:30 p.m. Hamilton Police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of East Street North and Spencer Avenue, Dundas. Information provided to police detailed a male operating an off-road motorcycle southbound on East Street at a high rate of speed. The male lost control of the motorcycle and was thrown. He was later transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation revealed the motorcycle was not authorized for operation on the roadway.

An 18-year–old male from Dundas was issued several provincial court summonses and will appear in court on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

CHARGED

  • Male, 18-years-of-age, from Dundas

CHARGES

  • Operate motor vehicle on a highway- no insurance
  • Drive motor vehicle not in accordance with permit limitations
  • Drive motor vehicle – improper licence
  • Careless driving