Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on Highway 427 in Toronto

The collision happened on Highway 427 at around 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Ontario Provincial Police / Twitter

A man has life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle crashed on Highway 427 in Toronto Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of the highway, just south of Eglinton Avenue West, at around 5:30 p.m.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the rider lost control while riding his motorcycle. The circumstances leading up to the collision weren’t clear as of Friday evening.

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A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson told Global News the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information was asked to contact police.


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