Male Driver Suffers Medical Distress Resulting in Collision

Hamilton man in critical condition after suffering a medical episode that caused a motor vehicle collision.

On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred on Upper Gage Avenue at Pemberton Avenue, in the City of Hamilton. A 2010 Dodge SUV, driven by a 76-year-old Hamilton man was southbound on Upper Gage Avenue, when the vehicle crossed opposing lanes of traffic, striking and breaking a wooden hydro pole.

A portion of the hydro pole fell, damaging a parked and unoccupied 2012 Audi motor vehicle. A third motor vehicle, heading north on Upper Gage Avenue, and driven by a 62- year-old Hamilton woman, was also struck when the hydro pole was severed, falling onto her vehicle. She was uninjured.

The 76-year-old male driver of the Dodge SUV was transported to hospital, where it was determined he suffered from a medical episode prior to the collision. He is currently in stable but critical condition.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation, you are asked to contact the Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit by calling 905-546-4755.

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