A supper hour collision yesterday between a Honda Accord and a GMC Sierra has claimed the life of a 72-year-old Hamilton woman. The accident occurred south of Binbrook at the intersection of Highway 56 and Hall Road. Police say a 2002 Honda Accord driven by a 72-year-old Hamilton man was travelling northbound on Highway 56 approaching Hall Road. At the same time, a 2011 GMC Sierra driven by a 40-year-old Hamilton man crossed Highway 56 in an eastbound direction from Hall Road when it was struck on its passenger side by the Honda.
The occupants of the GMC vehicle were unharmed and the Honda driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. However the 72-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Honda was injured during the collision. She was transported to the hospital by Hamilton Paramedic Service and later died of her injuries.
The Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision. The driver of the GMC vehicle has been charged. Speed and impairment have been ruled out.
Police are asking for witnesses who have not yet spoken to police to call (905) 546-4753 or (905) 546-4755.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com