The driver of a motorcycle has died following a crash between the motorcycle and a car near Sydney around 4 p.m., police confirm.

Grand Lake Road, Kytes Hill

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene on Grand Lake Road at Kyte's Hill.

The traffic flow was heavy at the time of the crash, according to Sgt. Kevin O'Neill for the Cape Breton Regional Police.

Traffic flow returned to normal by 5:30 p.m., he said.

There is no information available on anyone in the car.

Police are on scene investigating.