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Crash in Hamilton’s east end sends motorcycle rider to hospital with critical injuries

Police are looking for an elderly woman who they say was the victim of an attempted robbery in central Hamilton earlier this month. Lisa Polewski / 900 CHML

Police say a serious motorcycle crash on Tuesday afternoon in east Hamilton sent an 18-year-old local man to hospital with “critical” injuries.

Investigators say the crash happened just before 2:30 p.m. and involved a Suzuki motorcycle and a Ford commercial van at the intersection of Main Street East & Province Street South in the city’s east end.

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It’s believed the rider of the Suzuki was westbound on main when he collided with the southbound van driven by a 36-year-old male from Barrie, Ontario.

A collision reconstruction team say they have yet to rule out any factor in the investigation and are asking any witnesses to reach out to Hamilton police.

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