Update: Man, 77, suffers ‘critical’ injuries while crossing street in Hamilton


Published July 25, 2023 at 11:52 am


A 77-year-old man is in “life-threatening condition” in hospital after he was struck by an SUV driven by a 91-year-old man Tuesday on Hamilton Mountain.

The SUV driver was not injured.

“The pedestrian was treated for critical injuries sustained in the collision and remains in hospital in life-threatening condition,” Hamilton police said in a press release.

The incident occurred today (July 25) at about 10:22 a.m. when the pedestrian was crossing the road on Fennell Avenue East, between Hoover Crescent and Upper Wellington Street. The man had a walker when he was hit by the car, police said.

The HPS Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident. A stretch of Fennell Avenue East was closed for several hours earlier Tuesday for the investigation.

If you have any information related to the incident, you are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips at www.crimestoppershamilton.com


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