Miramichi police say motorcyclist dead after accident with taxi

The Miramichi Police Force says a 70-year-old man has died following a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a taxi. 

Police, paramedics, and fire crews responded to the accident on King George Highway near its intersection with George Street on Friday. 

Police say the motorcycle was rear-ended by the taxi. 

The man, who was driving the motorcycle, was transported via ambulance but he later died from his injuries. 

Both vehicles were towed from the scene, while the highway was closed for three hours. 

The investigation is continuing.