Pedestrian dead after collision in Central Hamilton on the weekend

Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton Police say they’re investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a car from Saturday.

The incident happened late afternoon at a crosswalk on Main Street East and Tisdale Avenue, according to investigators.

It’s believed an 80-year-old man crossed the intersection “without the right of way” and was struck by a Hyundai sedan that was travelling eastbound on Main Street.

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The man was transported to hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning.

The 29-year-old driver from Hamilton remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, say police.

Speed, impairment, and distraction have been ruled out as causes.

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Anyone with information can reach out to detectives at 905-546-4753 or 905-546-4755.

Tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submitted online.



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