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Pedestrian dead after hit by Go Transit bus in Hamilton

Hamilton Police investigate fatal accident involving a Go Transit bus.
Hamilton Police investigate fatal accident involving a Go Transit bus. Rick Zamperin/900 CHML File

Hamilton Police are investigating a fatal accident at the Hamilton Go Centre.

Officers were called to the downtown transit hub on Hunter Street East just after 2 p.m., Saturday for a motor vehicle collision.

Police say the collision involved a Go Transit bus that was reversing out of a bus slip and struck a pedestrian in the rear parking lot of the facility.

An 84-year-old woman from Brantford who required a walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The victim’s name has not been released.

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Police say a 60-year-old male employee of Metrolinx was driving the bus at the time.

Police are asking any witnesses to contact Det. Const. Jaimi Bannon or Det. Const. Ben Paterson of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 906-546-4753.

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