Tributes paid to cyclist
A 45-year-old cyclist who tragically died after falling from his bike in Bathgate over the weekend has been named by police.
Jamie Gaffney, from Bathgate, fell from his bike at the Westfield Roundabout on Saturday May 5.
Jamie’s father, Andrew Gaffney, paid tribute his son.
In a statement released through Police Scotland Andrew Gaffney said: “Jamie was a keen cyclist who regularly cycled to work in Glasgow and made weekend trips to the West Coast.
“He died whilst doing what he loved.
“The family’s heartfelt thanks goes out to the kind person who stopped to help and gave him the very best chance of being cared for, drawing help from passing professionals who got him to hospital without delay.
“He was my first child and one for whom I will always keep a special place in my heart.”
Tragic loss Jamie Gaffney