Male Driver Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Linc Collision
On Monday, June 19, 2023, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway, east of Upper James Street, in Hamilton. A 2023 Mercedes YCG, driven by a 16-year-old G2 driver, collided into a 2022 Lexus IS, driven by a 24-yr-old Hamilton man who was eastbound on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway.
The Mercedes vehicle was travelling at a high rate of speed when it contacted the Lexus, which rolled several times before coming to rest. The Mercedes flipped onto its roof and eventually came to rest approximately 150m further east from the Lexus.
The 24-yr-old male driver of the Lexus suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. The 16-yr-old driver of the Mercedes and his passenger reported minor injuries.
The westbound direction of the Lincoln Alexander Parkway has reopened. The eastbound lanes will remain closed until the City of Hamilton completes debris cleanup and road repairs.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit of the Hamilton Police Service has taken carriage of the investigation.
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this collision, you are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com