Two people were rushed to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, following a crash in Victoria on Monday afternoon.

Police say they responded to a crash between a motorcycle and vehicle just before 5 p.m. on Cook Street.

Cook Street between Fort and Yates Streets was shut down for some time.

A witness told CTV News they heard a loud bang and saw a plume of smoke. They also saw a person from a nearby car dealership run and perform CPR on the motorcyclist. 

No word on what caused the crash.