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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Friday, September 08,2023
Distribution: All Media

Two Vehicle City of Hamilton Collision at Reid Street, King Street Junction

Around 1:05pm Friday, 8th September 2023, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a two vehicle collision on Reid Street at the junction with King Street in the City of Hamilton.

Initial information suggests that a male on an auxiliary cycle was headed down King Street, when he attempted to make a left hand turn onto Reid Street, when he lost control of the cycle and collided with a heavy truck.

The male cyclist has been transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment of suspected chest injuries. The truck driver was not reported to be injured.

Traffic headed into town is being diverted down Flora Duffy Lane and along Crow Lane onto Front Street. Traffic headed out of the city is being restricted to a single lane down King Street.

Traffic delays are to be expected for at least 90 minutes.

Witnesses are being asked to call Sergeant Anton Gilbert on 717-2338 or agilbert@bps.bm.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department