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Motorcyclist injured in crash on Hwy. 427 near Eglinton

Last Updated Apr 9, 2021 at 11:07 pm EDT

A motorcycle blocks the NB collector lanes of Hwy. 427 near Eglinton on April 9, 2021. CITYNEWS

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital after a crash on Highway 427 near Eglinton Avenue.

Police were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. to reports of the motorcycle and its rider in live lanes of traffic.

Toronto EMS say they transported a man with life-threatening injuries to hospital.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the rider was a 29-year-old man from Toronto. He reportedly lost control of the motorcycle

The northbound collector lanes of Highway 427 are closed off between Eglinton and Rathburn Road for an investigation.