Biker hurt in Hamilton crash

  • Crash scene

  • Photograph by Blaire Simmons

    Photograph by Blaire Simmons


A motorcyclist suffered cuts to his face and an injured elbow in a crash in Hamilton this morning.

Police said the 25-year-old man was attempting to overtake a taxi heading south on Court Street when he collided with a car being driven the opposite way by a 68-year-old man.

He was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment to his injuries, which were not thought to be life-threatening.

The incident happened near the junction of Ewing Street and Till’s Hill, shortly after 9.15am.

The car driver was not injured. The bike was written off and the car suffered extensive damage to its front right.

A section of Court Street was closed to traffic while police assessed the scene.

Witnesses should call the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 or the main police number, 295-0011.

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Published Mar 2, 2020 at 10:36 am (Updated Mar 2, 2020 at 3:27 pm)

Biker hurt in Hamilton crash

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