Public’s help requested after collision with bus claims life of motorcyclist in Hamilton

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Published June 14, 2024 at 9:22 pm

Ontario, Hamilton, police, collision, bus, motorcycle, railway, death

Hamilton police are seeking the public’s help in their investigation of a collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist, Wednesday night (June 12), in Hamilton.

The fatal crash between the motorcycle and bus occurred around 8:15 p.m. at the entrance to the Hamilton Street Railway bus terminal located at 2200 Upper James Street. The northbound bus was turning left into the terminal when it was struck by the southbound motorcycle.

The 18-year-old male on the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the bus, a 61-year-old male, was uninjured. There were no passengers on the bus at the time of the collision.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the tragic collision and are urging potential witnesses or individuals with information to step forward.

Motorists who were in the area of the crash on Upper James Street are asked to look over any dash came footage they may have. Residents with surveillance cameras in the area are also asked to look for relevant evidence in their recordings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Steve Cruickshanks at 905-546-4753 or by email at [email protected].

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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