Fam­ily in trib­ute to bike crash vic­tim Jack

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE - KAREN BRIT­TON

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.

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