A motorcycle driver suffered critical injuries after colliding with a car in southeast Ottawa on Sunday night. It happened just before 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Walkley Road and a Highway 417 ramp, Ottawa paramedics said in a news release.

The force of the crash threw the motorcycle driver off the motorcycle. He suffered multi-system trauma but was conscious when paramedics arrived.

He was then taken to The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus trauma unit in critical condition.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Ottawa police are investigating.