July 9, 2014 4:00 pm
Updated: July 9, 2014 4:19 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.

Global News

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