[Updated] Emergency services responded to Front Street near the No. 5 Car Park at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon [June 24] to a three vehicle collision involving two vans and a taxi.
We unofficially understand one person with unknown injuries was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Traffic flow was disrupted as officials were dealing with the accident and buses were forced to turn around and take an alternative route.
The road was cleared of debris and traffic flow returned to normal at approximately 3.15pm. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.
Update 5.12pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30pm on Monday, June 24th police and first responders attended a reported three vehicle collision on Front Street in the City of Hamilton near the junction with Burnaby Street. Details are unclear at this time; however it appears that a taxi and two vans were involved.
“Initial information suggests that there were no serious injuries sustained and at least one of the vehicles was damaged. There were temporary traffic delays in the area; however, traffic flow has since returned to normal. Inquiries into this collision are underway.”
Update June 27: The full police statement is below
Around 2:30pm on Monday, June 24th police and first responders attended a reported three vehicle collision on Front Street in the City of Hamilton near the junction with Burnaby Street.
It appears that two vans and a taxi were being driven along Front Street when the vehicles collided. The driver of one of the vans, a 66 year old Devonshire man and the taxi driver, a 42 year old St. George’s man, sustained minor injuries.
There were no other injuries reported; however all three vehicles were damaged, two extensively. Traffic was temporarily delayed in the area. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing.