04/03/2013 19:13 EDT | Updated 06/03/2013 05:12 EDT

Cyclist killed in Griffintown collision

Montreal police said a cyclist was killed in a colllision in the city's Griffintown district Wednesday around 4 p.m..

Police said witnesses saw the cyclist weaving between traffic that was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Wellington and de la Montagne streets.

According to Const. Daniel Lacoursière, the cyclist hit a stopped car and fell underneath a tractor-trailer immobilized at the traffic light.

When the light turned green, the truck pulled ahead and ran over the cyclist.

The man was declared dead on the scene on Wednesday.