By Ryan McGreal
Published November 01, 2013
Hamilton Police report that the 33-year-old woman who was struck by an automobile at Charlton Avenue East and Wentworth Street South has died as a result of her injuries. She died on the evening of October 31. Her family has asked that her name not be released at this time.
Charlton Avenue (left) and Wentworth Street, where the collision occurred (RTH file photo)
The driver, 42-year-old Joseph Warren, was charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) after he blew more than three times over the legal limit in a breathalyzer test. His charge has since been upgraded to impaired driving causing death.
At around 6:00 PM on Wednesday, the jogger was running eastbound on the north side of Charlton Avenue where Charlton turns into Wentworth, when a 2006 Toyota Corolla struck her while she was crossing the road. Emergency Services took her to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
If you witnessed this incident and have not spoken to the police, please contact Detective-Constable Niblock at 905-546-4753.
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