Tributes paid to biker who died in crash

Jason Parker
Jason Parker died in a motorbike crash on Tuesday evening [Family photo]

A man who died after a motorbike crash in Vale of Glamorgan earlier this week has been named as Jason Parker.

The family of the 42-year-old from Bridgend said he was a "loving husband and wonderful father and grandfather".

He had been travelling on the B4265 in Llantwit Major when the crash happened at about 19:25 BST on Tuesday.

South Wales Police said it was continuing to investigate.

Mr Parker's wife Ceri said in a statement: "Jason was a loving husband and a wonderful father to Evan, Amy, Casey and Ellie and a loving grandfather to Ruben.

"I would further like to give mention to all of Evan’s friends and their parents from Brynteg Comprehensive School and Bridgend Sports RFC who have collectively supported us at this emotionally difficult time."

She also thanked "all members of the emergency services who attended the incident on the evening, as well as South Wales Police family liaison officers and the wider public for all their support and kind messages".

"We are conscious of the distress to his dear friends and fellow riders who were with Jason at the time of this tragic incident," she added.

South Wales Police is continuing to investigate and is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who may have any dashcam footage to get in touch.