Hamilton, Ontario,
07
January
2020
|
17:14
America/New_York

He Thought He Got Away

A 37-year-old Flamborough man is scheduled to appear in court in early February after tips from the community assisted police in identifying his vehicle for a fail to remain collision that sent a cyclist to hospital with serious injuries.

On Sunday, December 29, 2019, shortly before 8:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of MacNab and Barton Street East for a fail to remain collision between a cyclist and a white pick-up truck. The cyclist was transported to the hospital with serious injuries while the suspect vehicle fled.

A public appeal was issued which resulted in the Collision Reconstruction Office receiving several tipsThese tips led police to the location of the suspect vehicle and the inevitable identification of the suspect driver.

On Monday, January 6, 2020, Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Detectives arrested a 37-year-old Flamborough man in relation the fail to remain collision. He is scheduled to appear at the John Sopinka Courthouse on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, to answer to several charges.

Hamilton Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation as the information provided directly led to the successful conclusion.

The cyclist is expected to make a complete recovery.

CHARGED

  • 37-year-old Flamborough man

CHARGES

  • Fail to remain
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Obstruct police

 

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact the Collison Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4755/4753.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com