6 vehicles involved in Thursday evening crash on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway in Hamilton

Seven people were sent to hospital after a crash on the Lincoln Alexander parkway just after 6 p.m. on Thursday May 19, 2022, according to Hamilton paramedics. Don Mitchell / Global News

Four people were sent to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the eastbound Lincoln Alexander Parkway on Thursday night, according to Hamilton Police.

The collision on the Linc involved five sedans and a transport truck, and happened just after 6 p.m. between Highway 403 and Mohawk Road.

“A 50-year-old Hamilton man suffered serious injury but is in stable condition” Cst. Indy Bharaj said in a release.

“Other involved parties were transported to hospital, but later released, reporting minor injuries.”

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Initially, Hamilton Paramedics Supt. Dave Thompson told Global News seven people were transported to hospital in total – three to a trauma centre, three to hospital and a child to a pediatric facility.

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The eastbound lanes of the Linc were closed for close to 11 hours and reopened just after 5 a.m. on Friday.

Collision reconstruction teams from Hamilton police say they have taken over the investigation.

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