Man dies after Pointe-Claire motorcycle crash

Police say it appears the motorcyclist was heading north on St-Jean Boulevard around 3 a.m. and ran a stoplight, crashing into a van that was going west on Brunswick Boulevard.

Police say it appears the motorcyclist ran a stoplight, crashed into a van

Police say speed might have played a role in a fatal crash in Pointe-Claire involving a motorcycle and a van. (Alain Béland/Radio-Canada)

A 27-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with a van in Pointe-Claire.

Police say it appears the motorcyclist was heading north on St-Jean Boulevard at around 3 a.m. and ran a red light, crashing into a van that was going west on Brunswick Boulevard.

Const. Andrée-Anne Picard says speed might have also played a role in the crash.

The driver and passenger in the van were not injured.

Parts of St-Jean and Brunswick were closed for the police investigation, but have since reopened.