Motorcycle abandoned after crash downtown, suspect arrested
Hamilton police say they they’ve found the suspected driver of a motorcycle that was abandoned after a crash downtown Tuesday.
Police were called to the scene at Victoria Avenue North and King William Street shortly before 6 a.m. after multiple calls about the abandoned motorcycle.
On scene, they found the damaged motorcycle, which police suspect was stolen, and parts of a broken helmet.
Victoria Avenue North was closed between King William Street and East Avenue.
During the investigation, police learned the driver may have left the scene in a taxi and soon located a taxi in the area of Grand Boulevard in Dundas.
A man was arrested in relation to outstanding warrants for unrelated offences. He is a prohibited driver. He was transported to hospital for treatment for minor injuries, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.