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29-year-old motorcyclist dead after crash in central Toronto

The collision happened at around 6:20 p.m. on Monday.
The collision happened at around 6:20 p.m. on Monday. Toronto Police Service / Twitter

A man has died after his motorcycle and a car were involved in a collision Monday evening, Toronto officials say.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Bathurst Street and Glencairn Avenue, south of Lawrence Avenue West, at around 6:20 p.m.

Police said a 29-year-old man was riding a Yamaha motorcycle southbound along Bathurst Street and a 19-year-old woman, driving a Toyota, was travelling eastbound along Glencairn Avenue when the two vehicles collided at the intersection.

A Toronto paramedics spokesperson told Global News the man was taken to a trauma centre in critical condition.

Toronto police later said the man died in hospital from his injuries.

The traffic services unit was called in to investigate the circumstances leading up to the collision.

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— With files from Gabby Rodrigues.

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