Teen motorcyclist dies after crash with bus in Hamilton

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Published June 13, 2024 at 7:30 am

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A bus crash has claimed the life of an 18-year-old motorcyclist in Hamilton.

Emergency crews were called to the entrance of the Hamilton Street Railway bus terminal at 2200 Upper James Street for a crash around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday (June 12), Hamilton Police said in a press release this morning.

The northbound bus was turning left into the terminal from Upper James Street when it was struck by a southbound motorcycle, police said.

The eighteen-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The sixty-one-year-old bus driver was uninjured, and there were no passengers on the bus at the time of the collision.

Hamilton Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the crash.

Police urge any potential witnesses or individuals with information to come forward.

Drivers in the area at the time of the crash are asked to review any dash camera footage, and residents or businesses with surveillance cameras nearby are encouraged to check their recordings for relevant evidence.

Contact Detective Constable Steve Cruickshanks at 905-546-4753 or [email protected], with any information that may aid in the investigation.

To provide information anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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