Hamilton Police have charged the driver of the Honda Civic, a 35-year-old female of Hamilton in a crash that seriously hurt a 12 year-old boy and narrowly missed his mother and two sisters.
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 initially believed to be life threatening at the scene and the 12-year-old was rushed to hospital.
The 12-year-old is currently in stable and non-life threating condition.
The 35-year-old female driver has been charged with Left turn- Fail to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid collision under the Highway Traffic Act.
Additional charges may be laid, pending further investigation.
Anyone with any information that you believe 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.