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Another child hit by vehicle in Hamilton

Another child hit by vehicle in Hamilton

A 12-year-old boy who was waiting for a bus is now in hospital after a motor vehicle struck the bus stop. Two other children and their mother narrowly escaped injury.

Thursday, just before 6:00p.m.,  Hamilton Police and EMS personnel responded to the area of Hwy #8 and Grays Road for a motor vehicle collision that resulted in a pedestrian being struck.

A westbound Hyundai motor vehicle being operated by a 26-year-old Hamilton male was struck by a Honda Civic motor vehicle that was making a left turn onto Grays Road. The collision sent the Hyundai onto the sidewalk and into a HSR bus shelter where it hit the 12-year-old Hamilton boy who was in the shelter with his mother and two other children,  a 10 -year-old female and 9-year-old female.

The injuries were believed to be life threatening at the scene and the 12-year-old was rushed to hospital.

The 12-year-old has been upgraded to serious, but non-life threating injuries.

Anyone with any information that could assist Police with the investigation into this collision, are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-546-4753.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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