Toronto motorbike crash leaves man, 45, dead: police

Arlyn McAdorey /Global News

A motorcyclist has died following a Saturday night crash in Toronto, officials say.

Toronto police told Global News that officers responded to a crash in the area of North Queen Street and Manstor Road in Etobicoke. A crash took place in front of 164 Queen Street North, they said.

A 45-year-old man riding a motorbike was “travelling at a high rate of speed” struck a guardrail and pole, police said.

“The man lost control of motorcycle and struck a pole on the north side of the street,” police said.

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Toronto paramedics said they received a call for the incident around 10:40 p.m.

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First responders transported a man to a local trauma centre with life-threatening injuries, paramedics said.

In an update Sunday afternoon, police confirmed the man had succumbed to his injuries.

The force’s traffic services division is leading the investigation.

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