Driver Faces Charges After Hitting East Hamilton Left Pedestrian Critically Injured – Hamilton | The Canadian News

A Hamilton man faces charges related to a hit-and-run on the city’s eastern edge earlier this week.

Hamilton police say it happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when a pickup truck driver lost control of his vehicle while driving down Mount Albion Road, north of Hixon Road.

According to investigators, the vehicle rolled onto the sidewalk and struck a 55-year-old woman.

He remains in critical condition in the hospital.

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Police say the driver of the van exited the vehicle and spoke to some witnesses before fleeing on foot onto Lawrence Road, leaving the vehicle behind.

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On Thursday, the driver turned himself in to the police.

The 52-year-old Hamilton man is charged with dangerous driving and causing bodily harm, failing to stay, causing bodily harm and failing to serve probation.

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