July 9, 2014 5:00 pm

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with a truck near McGill University

Watch: Raw video from the scene of the fatal motorcycle accident

MONTREAL – A 41-year-old motorcyclist has been killed after colliding with a truck in downtown Montreal.

The accident took place on Doctor Penfield Avenue, near Pine Avenue.

A large truck was turning left into an entrance on Doctor-Penfield, when it was hit by a motorcyclist who was trying to pass.

Raphaël Bergeron, a spokesperson for the Montreal police, said that the motorcyclist was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The driver of the truck was treated for shock.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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