The family of a 70-year-old motorcyclist killed in a crash say they are “deeply broken”.
He was named today as Leonard Royle, from Wilmslow.
The accident happened at a busy junction in the town.
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Mr Royle died at the scene after his black Scout Bobber motorcycle collided with a silver Vauxhall Astra at about 9.35pm on Monday (July 26th) at the junction of Manchester Road and Dean Row Road.
His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers, police say.
A 35-year-old woman from Manchester has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
She has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
In a tribute, his family said: “We are deeply broken by the tragic collision that has left us without Len, he was a kind caring man and loving husband to Christine, Len will be missed by all.”
The family would like to thank the emergency services and members of the public for their help during this incident and ask for respect at this difficult time.
The junction of Dean Row Road and Manchester Road in Wilmslow
(Image: Google Street View)
Officers want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have captured relevant dashcam footage.
Information and footage can be provided by calling 101 quoting IML 1047310 or click here.
Alternatively, anyone with information can report it to Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or online here.
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