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Tribute to man killed in fatal collision on A354

The family of a man who tragically died in a collision on the A354 between Weymouth and Dorchester have paid tribute to him.

At approximately 12.13pm on Saturday 5 December 2015 a serious road traffic collision occurred involving a black Suzuki motorcycle and a red Jaguar XF saloon.

Sadly the motorcycle rider, 31-year-old Adam Tyson of Weymouth, died at the scene.

The driver of the Jaguar, a 66-year-old man from the Weymouth area, and an adult and child passenger suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Dorset County Hospital as a precaution.

Adam’s family have issued the following statement: “Adam was a special soul and he lived for his passion for motorcycling.

“The whole family are absolutely heartbroken at our loss."

Police Sergeant Dave Stroud, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “We have been investigating the circumstances of the collision and I would like to renew our appeal for anyone who saw either vehicle prior to or at the time of the collision to please contact us on 101.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 5:219. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

Issued: 11 December 2015