name teenage motorcyclist killed in crash near Wedmore
have named the teenage victim of a fatal road crash near Wedmore
on Monday night (April 29th).
Douglas, 18, from the Cheddar area died following the three-vehicle
collision at about 8.10pm on Cheddar Road in the village of Cocklake.
family have released a statement following the tragedy: "Motorbikes
were Jake's passion and his life. He was a qualified motorcycle
mechanic and was due to start at Swansea Metropolitan University
in September to study for a degree in Motorcycle Engineering."
could often be found in a garage or shed tinkering with his latest
addition and drew great pleasure from this, almost as much as
from riding it."
will be remembered by his family, girlfriend and his many friends
as a happy, loyal, fun-loving man with a full and exciting future
ahead of him. He will be deeply missed."
from the force's collision investigation unit are appealing for
witnesses to the incident to come forward via the non-emergency
telephone number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.