Hamilton police are offering a bit more information about an overnight crash that closed Ottawa Street North between Barton and Burlington streets for several hours.
A white Audi slammed into a concrete pole near Beach Road about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13.
Despite the damage, the two people who were in the car, a 32-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman, both from Hamilton, only had minor injuries and were checked out at hospital.
Police are investigating reports that a motorcycle may have been involved, but have not determined what role it played.
Reports from the scene mentioned witnesses who suggested the two vehicles may have been racing.
The Hamilton Police Service has not yet commented on other reports that a man on a dirt bike has been trying to “bait” police into pursuing him.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses.