Woman dead after car falls into escarpment in Hamilton’s east end

A car came off Ridge Road in Hamilton. Global News via Andrew Collins

A 37-year-old woman is dead in Hamilton after her car came off the road in the east of the city.

Hamilton Paramedics told Global News the call for a collision came in around 5:30 p.m. The incident took place at Ridge Road and Second Road East, according to paramedics.

Only one car was involved in the collision.

Hamilton Police said a white 2021 Honda Civic left the road, went through the road barrier, and fell into the escarpment below.

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Ridge Road runs parallel to a wooded area and railway line.

The driver, a woman, was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

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She was the only person in the vehicle, police said.

Police did not release the woman’s identity.

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