Hamilton-area driver faces charge after crash that injured 3 children
Published July 4, 2022 at 10:16 am
A Hannon man, who was driving without a licence, has been charged after a crash in Caledonia last week that resulted in injuries to three children.
The Haldimand County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) says that at 7:54 p.m. on June 26, one week ago Sunday, their officers, responded to a report of a collision on Highway 6 south of Greens Road. Local firefighters and paramedics also responded.
The vehicle had left the roadway and flipped onto its side.
One child that was a passenger in the vehicle was taken to hospital with serious injuries. A second child was also taken to hospital with minor injuries. A third child received minor injuries that were treated at a local hospital.
The driver was not hurt and was found to be unlicensed. While speaking with the driver, signs of impairment were observed and as a result, the driver provided a roadside test in which they registered an “alert.” Subsequently, a three-day suspension was served to the driver.
The driver, Amirdad Hammady, age 41, of Hannon has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.
The accused will appear in a Cayuga court at a later date.
Hannon is a small community in south Hamilton.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies
Stay the know
Subscribe now to receive our daily email of today's top stories in your city!