Three Individuals Transported to Hospital after Serious Motor Vehicle Collision
The Hamilton Police Service is investigating a serious collision involving multiple vehicles and a pedestrian. The pedestrian remains in hospital in stable condition with life-threatening injuries.
On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, shortly before 11:00 a.m., a Hyundai SUV was travelling westbound on Cannon Street East approaching James Street North. At the same time, a GMC Sierra pick-up truck was travelling southbound on James Street. The vehicles collided in the intersection resulting in the GMC truck mounting the curb and striking a pedestrian who was standing on the sidewalk waiting to cross. The truck came to rest against a Volkswagen Toureg, just south of the intersection.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 56-year-old Hamilton man and the driver of the GMC, a 34-year-old Niagara Falls woman were both transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The pedestrian, a 34-year-old Smithville woman was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the collision. Detectives have ruled out driver impairment but all other contributing factors including which vehicle had the right of way, are being considered at this time.
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation, you are asked to contact 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