June 7, 2019 8:17 am
Updated: June 7, 2019 9:48 am

Motorcyclist dead after overnight collision on Highway 720 East

A man in his 30s is dead after an accident on Highway 720 East at the Ville Marie Tunnel.

Yannick Gadbois/Global News

A man in his 30s is dead after a collision on Highway 720 East in the Ville-Marie Tunnel near the Papineau exit.

Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Marie-Michèle Moore says around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, a man in his 30s on a motorcycle, hit the back of a car.

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First responders performed CPR on the motorcyclist when they arrived on scene. However, the victim died from his injuries.

Provincial police say speed could be the cause of the crash.

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The driver and passenger of the car were both treated for shock.

The SQ will be investigating further on Friday.

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