Male Arrested in Fail to Remain Collision on Wellington Street North
The Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fail to remain collision that struck a 31-year-old Hamilton man.
On Sunday, December 27, 2020, shortly before 10:00 p.m., a male walked across Wellington Street North between King Street and King William Street. He was not in a marked cross walk.
At the same time a 2008 Nissan sedan, was travelling southbound on Wellington Street North and struck the male. The driver of the Nissan vehicle then fled the area.
The pedestrian was taken to hospital and has sustained serious injuries to his leg and head. His injuries are life-threatening.
The 2008 Nissan vehicle was located a short time later abandoned on Twenty Road East with obvious signs of an intentional fire.
The registered owner of the vehicle attended Station 10 on December 28, 2020 and was arrested.
He will appear at the John Sopinka Court House on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
The pedestrian still remains in hospital in critical condition.
Any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation, please contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753 or 905-546-4755.
To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.