Police release photo of tractor-trailer involved in collision that killed 17-year-old

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Police have obtained video from the incident and are releasing a photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in the incident. They are looking to speak with the driver and locate the truck. (Halifax Regional Police - image credit)
Police have obtained video from the incident and are releasing a photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in the incident. They are looking to speak with the driver and locate the truck. (Halifax Regional Police - image credit)

A 17-year-old motorcyclist has died after a collision with a tractor-trailer in Halifax on Monday afternoon.

Police said the motorcycle was going northbound on Dunbrack Street when it struck the rear of a tractor-trailer.

In a news release Wednesday, police said the motorcyclist died from his injuries after being taken to hospital.

The vehicle is described as small and blue and was towing an empty heavy equipment flatbed, police say. It was crossing the northbound lanes after turning left off Highway 102 at around 4:30 p.m. AT Monday, police say.

Police say the tractor-trailer did not stop after impact and continued south on Dunbrack Street.

On Thursday, police said in a news release they have obtained video from the incident and released a photo of the vehicle believed to be involved. It's described as blue-grey, with a sleepover cab and grill protector and was towing an empty tri-axle container chassis.

They are asking the driver or anyone who has information about the collision to call police at 902-490-5020.

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