A woman is dead after a collision involving a motorcycle and a car, police confirm.

The accident happened on Bayview Avenue near the Don Valley Brick Works at around 8:15 p.m.

The woman was rushed to a trauma centre without vital signs and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say that the woman was the sole rider of the motorcycle.

One other person was assesed by paramedics on scene after sustaining a minor injury as a result of an airbag being deployed.

Police are conducting a full reconstruction of the accident.

The southbound lanes of Bayview Avenue are closed at Pottery Road and the northbound lanes are closed at the ramp to the Don Valley Parkway.