After a man was struck by a car Wednesday, leaving him with severe head injuries, unable to communicate and without identification on him, police say, they finally know who he is.
Police say the man is a 21-year-old from Hamilton. His family has been notified and he remains in critical condition.
Police said Wednesday the man was hit by a car on York Boulevard and was taken to hospital without identification. Police reached out to the public for help.
Pedestrian struck while crossing York Boulevard
Police say the collision happened around 6:00 a.m. on York Boulevard, east of the Thomas B. McQuesten High Level Bridge.
Police say the man was crossing York Boulevard when he was struck by a Chevrolet Impala sedan travelling westbound.
According to police the driver stopped at the scene and provided medical assistance to the pedestrian and contacted 911.
"Nothing is unusual as far as no vehicle has taken off. Everybody responsible has been dealt with," said Const. Jerome Stewart.
The road was closed until around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Police are asking anyone with information into this investigation to contact Det. Const. Hendrik Vandercraats of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at (905) 546-4755.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.