Police investigating fatality at Niagara Falls bus transit hub
Published February 17, 2022 at 4:27 pm
Niagara Police are continuing to investigate a fatality at the Niagara Falls bus transit hub in the early hours this morning (Feb. 17).
In what they believe might be a case of a man getting hit by a car, which then took off, the responded to the call at 5:50 am and found the victim, believed to be in his 50s to 60s, in critical condition. Paramedics weren’t unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identity hasn’t been confirmed yet but in a rare move, the City of Niagara Falls issued a release on the death, saying they were aware of the situation and helping the police where they could.
“I was saddened to hear about this tragic incident and my heart goes out to all those involved,” said Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati.
The Morrison Street/Dorchester Transit bus transit hub, part of a parking lot in the vicinity of multiple stores, is an area where the public can access numerous City of Niagara Falls buses.
Police say while they are continuing to investigate the cause of death, there is some evidence that a vehicle, which may have hit the man, is involved.
Due to the hub’s proximity to a large number of stores, as well as nearby residences, Niagara Police are asking everyone in the area with closed circuit security cameras, doorbell video cameras, or dash cameras to review their footage for any information that may assist the investigation.
The police are specifically asking that footage between 11:10 pm on February 16 and 5:52 am on February 17 is the timeframe in which they’re interested.
Anyone with information about or potential footage of this incident are asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009089.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising