A young father died after his motorbike crashed into a lamppost in Birmingham.
The man, who was in his 30s, suffered multiple injuries when his Suzuki bike hit a lamppost on Bristol Road South, Rednal, on Easter Sunday.
The man, who was named as Richard in floral tributes left at the scene, then collided with a passing Rover car.
Paramedics responding to several 999 calls treated him at the scene for “serious multiple injuries” before he was taken to Selly Oak hospital.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said ambulance crews arrived at the scene to find firefighters administering first aid. The spokesman said: “Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of ambulance crews and hospital staff, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead shortly after arrival at hospital.”
An eyewitness, who was waiting at a bus stop opposite the scene of the crash, described hearing a “screech of brakes” just before the incident.
IT worker Will Jones said: “I was looking up the other end of the road when I heard the screech of brakes and then a loud crash.
“I looked over to figure out what had happened and I saw the man and the motorbike lying in the middle of the road.”
Moving roadside tributes have been left at the scene of the incident by family members, including two touching messages from his children.