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Motorcyclist dead after collision with van in Toronto’s northwest end

Investigators on scene of the crash Friday night.
Investigators on scene of the crash Friday night. John Hanley / Global News

A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a van in the city’s northwest end Friday night, Toronto police say.

Reports of a crash near Islington Avenue and Beaumonde Heights Drive, just south of Finch Avenue, were called in to police shortly after 10:30 p.m.

When authorities arrived on scene, they transported the motorcyclist to hospital in life-threatening condition, a police spokesperson told Global News.

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The motorcyclist was later pronounced dead.

Images from the scene show extensive damage to the motorcycle and the rear of a grey van.

Police said the driver of the van remained on scene and there is no word on any charges in connection with the incident.

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The Toronto police traffic services unit and collision reconstruction unit attended the scene to investigate.

Images from the scene showed extensive damage to the back of a grey van.
Images from the scene showed extensive damage to the back of a grey van. John Hanley / Global News