COH Worker Injured in Road Traffic Accident

Medical update: “At last check, the injured Corporation of Hamilton workman remained hospitalised in stable condition. It is understood that he will undergo further medical observations, but has no broken bones and is able to speak.”

BPS Update, from a police spokesperson: “Normal traffic flow resumed in the Victoria Street, Union Street City of Hamilton area around 10am Friday.

An update on the medical condition of the injured workman is anticipated in due course.

Inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this collision.”

“Around 7:50am Friday, 12th April 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a collision involving a private motor car and a pedestrian on Victoria Street in the City of Hamilton.

Information received suggests that the car was travelling east on Victoria Street in the vicinity of Union Street, when the female driver struck a workman from the Corporation of Hamilton, who was attempting to guide a garbage truck back onto the main road.

The workman has been conveyed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries, the extent of which is not known at this time. The female driver of the motorcar was not reported to be injured. Traffic is being diverted on King Street and Union Street, while police process the scene.

Motorists intending to travel through that area are being advised to take alternate routes where possible.

Any witnesses are encouraged to call 211.”

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