Tragic footage has emerged showing a crash that left a female motorcyclist dead.
The 49-year-old woman died following the collision on Friday evening in a High-Occupancy Vehicle lane on Highway 403 in Mississauga, Ontario, which is adjacent to Toronto.
Canadian police have not yet released the name of the deceased woman.
Dashcam footage of the crash shows an SUV that is stuck in traffic illegally crossing a double line barrier into the HOV lane, which is reserved for vehicles carrying at least two people, including the driver.
The motorcycle, carrying only the rider, comes upon the SUV at a high rate of speed, colliding with the larger vehicle as it attempts to merge.
The impact throws the rider high into the air, flipping her so she lands on her head and back.
The rider was rushed to a local hospital, but succumbed to her injuries and died on Saturday afternoon, according to Ontario Provincial Police Sergeant Kerry Schmidt.
In Ontario, it is illegal to merge into an HOV lane across a double line.
Entry and exit points for HOV lanes are marked instead by a dashed line and are spaced every few kilometers.
It is also illegal for a motorcycle with only a single rider to use an HOV lane in Ontario.
The typical penalty for riding solo in an HOV lane is a $110 (CAD) fine, including court fees, plus three demerit points.
It is unclear how many occupants the SUV involved in the collision was carrying.
The OPP continues to investigate the collision.
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