On Friday, September 22nd, 2017 shortly after 3:00am, a 67 year old Hamilton man was operating his motor vehicle east on Wilson Street in Ancaster approaching Lower Lions Club Road. The vehicle suddenly left the roadway and struck a cement hydro pole. The resulting impact severed the pole, leaving it resting on top of the vehicle along with live wires. The driver was extricated by Emergency Services with life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.

On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 the male driver succumbed to his injures.

Weather, road and alcohol are not believed to be factors in this collision.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit has taken carriage of the investigation.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with this investigation you are asked to contact Detective Constable Walter Niblock by calling (905) 546-4755.