Family pays tribute to Man killed in New Forest

family pays tribute to man killed in new forest

Tribute has been paid to a motorcyclist who died following a collision at the weekend.

Paul Matthews, 56, of Caledonia Drive, Dibden, was riding his Harley-Davidson when he was involved in a collision with a Mercedes Sprinter van.

It happened on the Marchwood By-pass, at the Staplewood Lane junction with the A326, shortly after 10am on Saturday, September 8.

Today his family have paid tribute to him.

They said: “We are truly devastated and numb having been given this news.

“Paul was a fantastic, loving husband and brother. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends and colleagues.

“We would also like to express our sincere thanks to those people who helped Paul at the scene.”

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44180339900, or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.