An Emterra garbage truck and an electric bicycle collided in Winnipeg Tuesday afternoon, sending a man to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the crash happened at 3:15 p.m.  at Archibald Street and Plinguet Street. The driver of the bicycle, a 59-year-old man, was rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police were forced to shut down Archibald Street from Messier Street to Provencher Boulevard for several hours.

The traffic unit is now investigating the crash, and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 204-986-6271.