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Whitchurch man died in motorcycle crash

Robert John Evans

The victim of a fatal road traffic collision which happened at 2.45pm on the A48 near Cowbridge on Tuesday 11th August has been named as Robert John Evans, 72, from Whitchurch in Cardiff.

Mr Evans’ family has issued the following tribute:

“Robert was originally from Barry but resides in Whitchurch, Cardiff. Robert was a devoted Husband to Carole, Father to Simon and Rachel, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Brother and Uncle to his loving family.

“He was a kind and caring person, always willing to help anyone and could turn his hand to any task. He will be sorely missed by all and is irreplaceable.

“The family request to respect their privacy at this time”

The collision occurred on the A48 Forge Farm Roundabout, Cowbridge when the motorcycle Mr Evans was riding collided with the roundabout and as a result he was thrown from the motorcycle suffering fatal injuries.

Robert Evans’ family continue to be supported by specially trained Roads Policing Family Liaison Officers.

South Wales Police Roads Policing Department is appealing for witnesses to the collision or the manner of riding of the green Triumph Tiger motorcycle prior to the collision to contact them via 101 quoting Occurrence 2000290842.