Family in tribute to bike crash victim Jack
THE DEVASTATED family of a young motorcyclist who died after a smash involving three cars have paid tribute to him.
Jack Henderson, 20, from Bollington died in hospital after the incident in Reddish on Saturday.
His family have said he was popular, cheeky and fun loving and they are devastated by his death.
Jack was riding his blue Suzuki motorbike when he crashed and was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.
Jack’s family said: “Jack was our dearly beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle and a friend to many. He was a cheeky, fun loving character who was respected and liked by everyone he met.
“We are all devastated by what has happened.
“No words can describe the loss we have suffered and he will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known him.”
Jack was riding his blue Suzuki motorbike on Reddish Road, Reddish, Stockport, when the accident happened at the junction of Broughton Road just before 9pm on Friday, June 3.
He collided with a red Citroen C3, before also colliding with a black Audi SQ5 and a white Renault van.
He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries. The drivers of the cars were uninjured. Jack had recently moved to live in Bollington.
Coun Amanda Stott, from Bollington Town Council, said: “It’s such a tragedy for such a young man from our community to be killed like this.
“Our thoughts are with his family at this time.”
Police Sergeant Helen Hallworth, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would like to extend my most sincere condolences to the family of the man who sadly died in the collision in Reddish.
“We have speciallytrained officers providing them with support.
“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was driving in the area and may have dash-cam footage of the incident, or the minutes leading up to it, to come forward and speak to police.”
Reddish Road was closed for five hours while emergency services were at the scene.
Anybody with information about the incident contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.