Family pay tribute to son ‘tragically taken in a motorcycle accident’

The father of Michael Cheshire, 29, has paid tribute to his son following his tragic death on 6 September in a road traffic collision in Vauxhall.

“It is with great sadness that we have to announce the loss of my son Michael tragically taken in a motorcycle accident on 6 September.  

“A Dad to Isla Rose and Michael, a brother to Jessica and will be sadly missed by all those who had the pleasure to know him. The family are very grateful for the overwhelming support and sympathy of all those touched by Michael’s passing.”

At around 6.30pm on 6 September, emergency services were called to the junction of Boundary Street and Regent Road to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a car.

Emergency services attended the scene and the motorbike rider, a man in his 20s, was seriously injured and died in hospital a short time later.

The driver of the black Audi car stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

Two people traveling in the Audi were taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Shortly following the incident, Chief Inspector Colin Dyer said, “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the man who has sadly lost his life following a collision this evening.

“We have now launched an investigation into his death and his family have been informed. They are being supported by our specially trained liaison officers.

“I would also appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact us. Alternatively if you were driving in the vicinity I ask that you please check your dashcam footage that may have captured the incident and to also come forward.

“Every piece information is vitally important to our investigation to establish what happened.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call our Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email or DM @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 22000666138.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:

Image: Michael Cheshire/Family handout

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