Hamilton motorcyclist hospitalized following single-vehicle crash: Police

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Published June 2, 2021 at 12:47 pm

Hamilton Police are investigating after a local man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Upper Stoney Creek Tuesday night (June 1).

Police said shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m. emergency service crews responded to reports of a single-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle on Regional Road 20 near Fifth Road E.

A 26-year-old male from Hamilton was reportedly riding westbound near Fifth Road East, when for reasons not known, he left the roadway, hit a culvert and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Paramedics transported the man to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Due to the severity of the man’s injuries, the Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) was called in and has taken carriage of the investigation.

“Rider impairment has been ruled out, but all other factors are being investigated,” a police press release issued Wednesday (June 2) said.

Witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to call 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 anonymous tips online.

 

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