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Police investigating motorcycle, SUV crash in Hamilton that sent man to hospital

Don Mitchell / Global News

A motorcycle rider was sent to hospital Monday night after a collison with a SUV on Hamilton’s Mountain, according to police.

Paramedics say the 47-year-old was sent to a trauma centre in “serious but stable condition” after the crash before 9 p.m. on Upper Wellington Street and Mohawk Road East.

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The incident involved a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2010 Lincoln MKX SUV at the intersection, say collision reconstruction investigators.

It’s believed the rider was travelling southbound on Upper Wellington on a green light, when the SUV, travelling northbound, proceeded to turn left in front of the rider causing the two to collide.

The rider fell off his motorcycle.

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The incident closed roads in both directions for an investigation until about 4 a.m.

No charges have been laid at this point however the investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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