One person dead after motorcycle and minivan collision in Rexdale


A motorcycle and mini van collision in Rexdale last night has cost a 29-year-old man his life.

The accident occurred just after 10:30 near Islington Avenue and Beaumonde Heights Drive.

Toronto Police spokesperson Katrina Arrogante told NEWSTALK 1010 Saturday morning that the victim was rushed to hospital but didn't survive.

"The motorcyclist injuries were initally reported to be possibly life-threatening. Shortly just before midnight, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased."

Arrogante also confirmed the driver of the mini van did remain on scene.

Reports also indicate the victim was a long time member of a Toronto based motorcycle group and was an acquaintance of Rapper Drake, who visited the man in hospital overnight.

Traffic Services was brought in for accident reconstruction.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. 

No word yet on any potential charges.