03/09/2012 07:17 EST | Updated 05/09/2012 05:12 EDT

Man dead after 5 car crash on De Lorimier

Police say a medical emergency may have been to blame for a five-car crash on De Lorimier Avenue Thursday night.

Montreal police suspect a 66-year-old male driver suffered a heart attack while traveling north on De Lorimier just before 7:20 p.m.

He struck a car parked near the sidewalk on Laurier Avenue. Three other cars then crashed.

The 66-year-old driver was attended to by paramedics at the scene. He was later pronounced dead.

No one else was injured.