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Motorcyclist dead after crash in Brampton

A motorcyclist died of his injuries following a two-vehicle crash in Brampton on Monday afternoon.

Road closed as police investigate 2-vehicle collision

A 21-year-old Brampton man has died after he was injured in a crash in Brampton on Monday evening. (Yanjun Li/CBC)

A 21-year-old man who was riding a motorcycle has died following a two-vehicle crash in Brampton on Monday afternoon.

Peel police attended to a collision at the intersection of Westbrook Avenue and Cottrelle Boulevard at around 6 p.m. The collision involved a motorcycle and a car.

The motorcyclist and the driver of the car were taken to hospital with life-threatening and minor injuries, respectively. Police later announced the motorcyclist had died as a result of his injuries.

The intersection has been temporarily closed. Drivers in the area are asked to take alternate routes.

Major Collision Bureau officers are investigating the crash. Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage are asked to contact police.

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