UPDATE: Driver Charged in Fatal Collision

Hamilton Police have charged, a 51-year-old woman with Careless Driving Causing Death under the Highway Traffic Act.

On Saturday, February 5, 2022, shortly after 3:00p.m., a 70-year-old Hamilton man was struck by a single motor vehicle , while attempting to cross Upper James Street, south of Fennell Avenue East. 

The pedestrian was  transported to hospital in critical condition, while the driver was cooperative and remained on scene. 

On Sunday, February 20, 2022, the male succumbed to his injuries and marked the City’s third traffic fatality of 2022.

The 51-year-old woman has a court date set for Monday, August 22, 2022. 

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this collision, 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