Motorcyclist dies after crash with transport truck in Brampton

File photo. Peel Regional Police cruiser and police tape. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Peel Regional Police says a motorcycle driver has died following a collision in Brampton early Monday.

The crash also involved a transport truck and it happened at around 4 a.m. in the Airport Road and Clark Boulevard area, police said.

Duty Insp. Tim Nagtegaal told reporters the truck was at the intersection making a left turn when the crash occurred with the motorcycle.

“I can’t speak to traffic signals at this point,” Nagtegaal said.

A man in his 60s who was riding the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, paramedics said. Nagtegaal said the man is from Brampton.

Police said the driver of the truck remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Airport Road was closed in both directions from Clark Road to Coventry Road.

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