Hamilton, Ontario,
24
July
2019
|
15:20
America/New_York

Single-Vehicle Collision Under Investigation

The Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate an overnight collision involving a motorcycle. The rider has succumbed to his injuries.

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, shortly before midnight, police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Industrial Drive near Gage Avenue North, Hamilton.

A black 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling westbound on Industrial Drive at a high rate of speed when it exited the roadway and collided with a rock face located along the north side of the road.

The 25-year-old male rider from Hamilton was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries. He was transported to the hospital where his death was pronounced.

A postmortem is scheduled for this morning.

Police have not ruled out any contributing factors to the collision.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation or you have any media enquiries, 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.