Motorcyclist Charged in Relation to High-speed Collision
Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit has concluded their investigation into a high-speed collision that occurred back in early December. A 20-year-old Hamilton man who was riding a motorcycle at the time has been arrested and appeared in court last Sunday. Hamilton Police want to remind all motorists that excess speed is often the cause of many collisions. No matter what mode of transportation you are operating, the rules of the road apply.
On Sunday, December 2, 2018, at approximately 11:30 a.m., emergency response units from police, fire and paramedics attended a collision at the intersection of Mohawk Road East and Lawfield Drive, involving a Volkswagen Golf and a motorcycle. Information provided to police described the motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed as it entered the intersection on Mohawk Road from Upper Sherman Avenue. The motorcycle then collided with the Volkswagen as it initiated a turn from Lawfield Drive onto Mohawk Road. The rider was thrown from his ride, landing on the roadway. He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The two occupants of the Volkswagen, a 24-year-old male driver and the 22-year-old female passenger were both medically treated and cleared on scene. They cooperated with police during the investigation.
The Hamilton Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit has conducted an extensive investigation while the rider continued to receive medical treatment. On Sunday, May 26, he was arrested at Hamilton Police Central Station, taken into custody and appeared in bail court later that day.
- Darian Sled, male, 20-years-of-age from Hamilton
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- Operate motor vehicle while prohibited