The 36-year-old American woman struck by a police officer on a motorcycle in the City of Hamilton on Monday (June 17), was scheduled to be airlifted back to the United States for further medical treatment.

The accident occurred around 5:25pm on Burnaby Street during the holiday weekend Carnival festivities.

Earlier today, a police spokesman said the victim, who sustained a leg injury and head injuries, was “recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital”.

The police officer involved was treated for his injuries and discharged.

Here for the Carnival celebrations during the National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend with a group of friends, once cleared for travel, she will be airlifted to a medical facility.

Meanwhile, the accident is now the subject of an investigation.

The spokesman said: “It has been confirmed that the police motorcyclist was responding to a call for service at the time of the unfortunate collision.

The investigation continues and any witnesses are now asked to contact Sergeant Caleb Jn Pierre on 717-2368 or via his email at the earliest opportunity.”