Driver charged in collision that sent 12-year-old Hamilton boy to hospital – Hamilton

A Hamilton woman has been charged in an early Thursday night collision that sent a 12-year-old boy to hospital with serious injuries.

Police say the youth was struck while standing near a bus shelter with a family member just before 6 p.m. on Highway 8 at Grays Road.

“A westbound Hyundai motor vehicle driven by a 26-year-old Hamilton male was struck by a left-turning Honda Civic motor vehicle onto Grays Road,” Cst. Indy Bharaj said in a statement.

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“The collision sent the Hyundai onto the curb and into an HSR bus shelter where it struck a 12-year-old boy from Hamilton.”

The boy’s mother and two other children, a 10-year-old girl and a 9-year-old girl, were lightly injured and treated by paramedics at the scene.

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A 35-year-old Hamilton woman has been charged with failing to reasonably avoid a collision under the Highway Traffic Act.

Bharaj said additional charges could be brought, pending further investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, has dash cam video or other information can contact Hamilton Police Where Crime Stoppers.

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