A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital with critical injuries following a collision in Etobicoke this afternoon.

Toronto police say the accident happened near Martingrove and Burnhamthorpe roads shortly after 3 p.m.

Toronto Fire crew members, who happened to be nearby at the time of the crash, told police that the victim's injuries appear to be life-threatening.

Paramedics rushed the victim to hospital via emergency run.