Cyclist dead in collision on Upper Wentworth Bridge above the Linc: police

Hamilton police collision reconstruction units are investigating a fatal early morning collision July 5, 2022 on Upper Wentworth Avenue near the Linc. Global News

A man is dead following an early Tuesday collision on Hamilton Mountain, according to police.

Investigators say the incident happened just after 5 a.m. on the Upper Wentworth Bridge just over the Lincoln Alexander Parkway (Linc) involving a cyclist and a passenger vehicle.

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Paramedics say a man was transported to a trauma centre “without vital signs” by ambulance around 5:30 a.m. after found by police in the middle of the road.

Cst. Indy Bharaj told Global News in an email the call for help came from a passenger in a 2017 Dodge Caravan.

The cyclist has been identified as a 52-year-old Hamilton man.

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The cause of the collision is yet to be determined and investigators believe multiple vehicles in the area may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information can reach out to Hamilton Police.


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