Motorcyclist dies in collision with transport truck

A motorcyclist, who was trapped under a transport truck on Malden Road, has died.

Emergency crews had to extricate motorcyclist from under the transport

One person has died in crash with a motorcycle and a tractor trailer, according to police. (Canadian Press)

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a transport truck on Malden Road, according to reports from police.

The collision occurred between South Talbot Road and Essex County Road 8 around 2 p.m. in Tecumseh.

The motorcyclists was identified Tuesday as James Clark, a 57-year-old man from Windsor. 

"A motorcyclist was travelling northbound on Malden Road and a tractor-trailer without the trailer was travelling southbound," said Const. Jim Root. 

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The stretch of road was expected to stay closed for several hours as police investigate.

The driver of the transport truck was not injured.

OPP are continuing to investigate.