The Hamilton Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the City’s 9th traffic fatality and is asking witnesses to contact them.
On June 8th, 2010, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a collision involving a cyclist and motor vehicle occurred on Upper James St. north of Stone Church Rd. A 21 yr. old male was riding his bicycle northbound on the east sidewalk of Upper James St. when he was struck by a Ford Explorer that was being driven by a 49 yr. old Hamilton man. The Explorer was traveling southbound on Upper James St. and making a left turn into a private driveway.
The cyclist, identified as Blane MORDEN of Jarvis, suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.