A 57-year-old woman is in hospital after being struck by a motorcyclist who was fleeing police. She was walking on Court Street at around 3.45am on Saturday morning [Sept 29] when she was struck by the motorcyclist.
The motorcycle was subsequently located and impounded, and anyone with any information regarding the rider of a white motorcycle BR 599 early Saturday morning is encouraged to contact the main police number on 295-0011
A police spokesperson said: “Around 3:45am on Saturday, September 29th police officers on mobile patrol in the City of Hamilton attempted to stop a male riding a motorcycle along Front Street; however the rider accelerated away.
“In his attempt to elude pursuing officers, the male rider later collided with a female pedestrian on Court Street. As a result the victim, a 57 year old Paget woman, sustained a leg injury and was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.
“At last check she was recovering on a general ward. The motorcycle involved was subsequently located and impounded. Inquiries into this incident are ongoing and any witnesses or anyone with any information regarding the rider of a white motorcycle BR 599 early Saturday morning is encouraged to contact the main police number on 295-0011″
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