Hamilton, Ontario ,

Male Succumbs to Injures During Medical Episode While Driving

On October 17, 2019, shortly after 11:30 p.m., Police, Fire and Ambulance were called to Barton Street East at Grays Road in Hamilton for a collision. Initial reports indicated that the 73-year-old male driver of a 2008 Chevrolet passenger van was travelling west on Barton Street East when he sustained a medical episode and lost control of the vehicle before he struck a pole. He was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries which included trauma to his head. Unfortunately, the male driver died on October 26, 2019, as a result of his sustained injuries.

Police have ruled out alcohol as a contributing factor involved in this collision.

If you believe could assist Police with this investigation, you are asked to contact any of the Detective Constables of 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.