Motorcyclist killed in crash near Ninth and Sydney Streets

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL – A motorcyclist was killed Monday morning after a collision with a car near a busy Cornwall intersection.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. just east of the intersection of Ninth Street and Sydney Street.

The biker died of his injuries at the scene, police said. The car driver was not hurt.

Cornwall Police Service spokesman Stephanie MacRae told Cornwall Newswatch the identity of the motorcycle rider will not be released.

A police investigation, conducted by Const. Darrell Blakely, is ongoing. Witnesses are asked to call him at 613-933-5000 extension 2754.

The scene around Ninth and Sydney Streets was closed for several hours Monday but has since reopened.