Hamilton Police charge three individuals in downtown crash that injured pedestrian


Published April 1, 2021 at 3:40 pm

The Hamilton Police Service concluded the investigation into a collision that occurred in early December that has kept a 34-year-old Smithville woman in hospital.

On Dec. 9, two vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection of Cannon and James St.

Detectives determined that the actions of a 56-year-old Hamilton man who was operating a Hyundai SUV caused the collision. He’s been charged under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA) with Careless Driving Causing Bodily Harm and Operate Unsafe Vehicle.

The second vehicle involved was a GMC truck being operated by a 34-year-old Niagara Falls woman. She was also charged under the HTA with Operate Unsafe Vehicle, as well as Making False Statement under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

The owner of the GMC truck, a 47-year-old Hamilton man, is facing charges of Owner Permit Operation Of a Motor Vehicle on a Highway with No Insurance and Permit Operation of Unsafe Vehicle.

The pedestrian, a 34-year-old Smithville woman, remains in hospital and continues to recover from injuries sustained as a result of the collision.

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