Hamilton Police investigate hit-and-run in city’s east end


Published January 31, 2022 at 8:27 am

Hamilton Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car in the city’s east end Sunday night (Jan. 30).

According to police, officers were called to the area of Lawrence Road and Hillside Avenue at around 9:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, police located a pedestrian and dog on the ground. The pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.

At the time of publication, Hamilton Police said they were working to confirm the condition of the pedestrian and the dog.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene, police told IntheHammer in an email and investigators do not have a description at this time.

Police secured the scene overnight and cleared it early Monday morning.

The service’s Collision Reconstruction Unit has assumed carriage of the investigation.

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