Driver in life threatening condition after collision in Hamilton

Published July 2, 2022 at 6:45 am

Hamilton Police Service are investigating a major collision that happened last night (July 1) in Hamilton.

Police say they received reports at approximately 11:30 p.m. that two northbound vehicles collided at the intersection of Upper James St. and Inverness Ave.

A 31-year-old man from Hamilton was rear-ended when he stopped at a red light.

The man remains in critical condition in hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle attempted to flee the scene but was later apprehended by police.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating due to the nature of the injuries.

Police say speed and/or impairment have not been ruled out as factors in this collision.

Witnesses, or anyone with dash camera video that may assist with the investigation are encouraged to call the Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) at 905-546-4755.


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