Man in critical condition after a left-turn crash in Hamilton

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Published May 23, 2024 at 8:30 am

Hamilton Police

A man suffered critical injuries in a left-turn crash in Hamilton.

Emergency crews rushed to Upper James Street and English Church Road around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 22), Hamilton Police said in a press release.

A 2012 Mercedes C300, driven by a 19-year-old Hamilton man, was heading northbound when a southbound 2011 Toyota CTX, driven by a 76-year-old Hamilton man, made a left turn directly in front of the Mercedes, police said.

The Mercedes struck the Toyota broadside, causing it to veer into a roadside ditch, police said.

Both men were transported to a hospital.

The 19-year-old was later released but the 76-year-old remains in the hospital in critical but stable condition, police said.

Police seek any potential witnesses to this crash and urge anyone with information to come forward.

Police also ask drivers in the area at the time of the collision to check their dash cameras and any residences or businesses in the area with surveillance cameras to review their camera footage.

Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the collision and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Cruickshanks at 905-546-4753 or [email protected]

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

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