A man was airlifted to hospital in critical condition Friday after a collision involving a pickup truck, a car and a motorcycle in New Glasgow, N.S.

New Glasgow Regional Police said the 26-year-old man was airlifted to hospital in Halifax following the crash on North Provost Street around 5:45 p.m.

A 34-year-old man who was behind the wheel of the car sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the crash occurred when the truck, driven by a 50-year-old man, attempted to make a left-hand turn while travelling northbound.

They said the motorcycle, which was headed southbound, collided with the truck and a car that was travelling behind the pickup.

Traffic was closed in both directions on North Provost Street for several hours.

Police said the cause of the collision remains under investigation.