Police are now in a position to name the man who died following a road traffic collision in Sandyford, Stoke-on-Trent.
He was Frank David Handley, aged 58, of Heathcote Street, Sandford Hill, Longton.
The collision occurred just before 6.10pm last night, Wednesday, on Reginald Mitchell Way (on the traffic island at the junction of Marlborough Way) and involved a red ‘Boom’ motor tricycle.
Mr Handley’s family have released the following statement: “Loving husband, father and grandfather who suddenly passed away in Sandyford on his beloved trike last night, August 8.
“Dave was a valued member of Potters Trikes and will be sadly missed and forever loved.
“At this time we, the family, would prefer to be left alone to grieve our loss.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Sgt Ian Tanner at Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 598 of August 8.