Hamilton police say no charges will be laid in a fatal motorcycle crash that took place on the mountain in May.
On Saturday, May 16, police say a 25-year-old man was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle heading south on Upper James Street when he crashed into a Cadillac Escalade SUV that was turning left at the Fennell Avenue intersection.
The motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The 50-year-old man driving the SUV wasn’t injured.
Through the investigation, detectives determined that speed and impairment were contributing factors in the crash.
As a result, there will be no charges laid against the SUV driver.
It was Hamilton’s sixth driving fatality of 2020.