THE family of a man who died following a fatal collision have paid tribute to him.

Steven Spark passed away after a crash on The Village in Burton at around 3.20pm on Friday, June 14.

Following his death, his family said:

“The local community mourns the tragic death of a recognisable local legend Steven Spark.

“He was well known for riding different motorbikes and sidecars with his dog Duke in the sidecar. He would always nod and wave to locals when passing.

“He was a larger than life character who rode his bikes most days, going on the same journey passing through the same villages becoming familiar to all the local residents.

“He was well known amongst the biking community as well as the dog walking community.

“The amount of tributes to him have been overwhelming and he will be sadly missed by family, friends, neighbours and the countless others that knew him.

“The family would like to thank everyone who helped at the scene of the accident and to our amazing emergency services. They would also like to thank everyone for their kind words and tributes.”

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and anyone with any information is urged to get in touch.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, or at quoting IML1847222.