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Fatal collision on Bathgate Drive

The driver of a motorcycle is dead after his vehicle collided with a car on Bathgate Drive.

The 42-year-old's vital signs were absent when emergency responders arrived on scene just after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon. A firefighter and paramedics began CPR as soon as they arrived and efforts to revive the man continued all the way to hospital.

The victim's name is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The driver of the car - believed to be in his late 50's - suffered a minor hip injury.

Police have closed Bathgate Drive between Montreal Road and Gulf Place while they investigate the crash. Montreal Rd. Eastbound lanes are also closed at that location. Drivers have been asked to avoid the area.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact Ottawa Police.

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