04/30/2015 09:07 EDT | Updated 08/07/2015 07:59 EDT

Blainville police cruiser involved in fatal collision

A 26-year-old man died after the car he was driving collided with a police cruiser in Blainville.

The crash happened on Curé-Labelle Boulevard at 4:30 a.m. ET this morning.

The car struck the police vehicle then careened into a concrete block, police say.

The Blainville police officer was also injured. 

Quebec provincial police have taken over the investigation.