Nova Scotia

Police locate driver of tractor-trailer involved in collision that killed 17-year-old

Police say a motorcycle was going northbound on Dunbrack Street in Halifax when it struck the rear of a blue-grey tractor-trailer around 4:30 p.m. Monday. Police are searching for the driver of the truck.

Police say the driver did not stop after the collision

On Thursday, police said in a news release they had obtained video from the incident and released a photo of the vehicle believed to be involved. It's described as blue-grey, with a sleepover cab and grill protector and was towing an empty tri-axle container chassis. (Halifax Regional Police)

Halifax police say they have located the truck and driver involved in the collision Monday afternoon that killed a 17-year-old motorcyclist.

Police said the motorcycle was going northbound on Dunbrack Street when it struck the rear of a tractor-trailer.

In a news release Wednesday, police said the motorcyclist died from his injuries after being taken to hospital.

The truck was crossing the northbound lanes after turning left off Highway 102 at around 4:30 p.m. AT Monday, police say.

Police say the tractor-trailer did not stop after impact and continued south on Dunbrack Street.

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