Police are still investigating.
A 66-year-old has died after a crash with a truck on the corner of rue de Liège and boulevard Saint-Laurent in Montreal's Villeray neighbourhood Tuesday afternoon.*
According to SPVM spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant, the collision occurred at 2:35 p.m. as the truck was turning right onto de Liège and the cyclist was heading down Saint-Laurent.
The cyclist then became lodged under the truck until the fire department was able to free him.
The truck driver, a man in his 60s, was not injured but received treatment for shock at the scene, Brabant said.
As of 4:30 p.m., Saint-Laurent was closed to traffic south of boulevard Crémazie as investigators conducted an analysis.
Police confirmed the cyclist's death on Wednesday evening.
*Editor's note: An earlier version of this article stated that police feared for the cyclist's life. The cyclist has died.
This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.
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