Motorcyclist dies following collision with vehicle in NDG

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Police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and an SUV that happened Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Saint-Jacques Street and Beaconsfield Avenue in Montreal. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada - image credit)
Police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and an SUV that happened Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Saint-Jacques Street and Beaconsfield Avenue in Montreal. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada - image credit)

A 45-year-old motorcyclist has died following a collision with an SUV in Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection of Saint-Jacques Street and Beaconsfield Avenue.

According to Montreal police, the SUV was travelling eastbound on Saint-Jacques when it tried to make a left-hand turn. That's when it collided with the motorcycle, which was traveling westbound.

The victim was taken to hospital where his death was confirmed.

Police say the 30-year-old motorist was not injured in the collision and is co-operating with police.

Police have ruled out alcohol and speeding as factors in the crash.

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