TRIBUTE: 'Ian’s death has left a great void in our lives'
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The family of Ian Edwards, 50, has paid tribute to him following a road traffic collision in Ty Canol Lane, Machen on Wednesday 15 September at around 9.25am
We’re appealing for information to assist officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Ty Canol Lane, Machen on Wednesday 15 September at around 9.25am.
The collision involved a car and a motorbike, and the motorcyclist – a 50-year-old man from the Caerphilly area – was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor from the Welsh Air Ambulance.
He can be named as Ian Edwards and his family are currently receiving support for specialist officers.
Ian’s wife, Adele, has issued the below tribute on behalf of her family:
“Ian’s death has left a great void in our lives; he has left a huge mark on us all and he will never be forgotten.
“Words cannot describe our gratitude at the gestures and messages of support that we have received so far since Ian’s death. We would like to thank everyone for their kindness at this saddest of times for our family.
“We would like thank the emergency services – the Wales Air Ambulance, the first responders from the Welsh Ambulance Service and the police officers – and anyone else who did what they could to help in trying to save Ian.
“Our family is still continuing to the process these events, so we would kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time.”
Enquiries are ongoing and we’re asking anyone who was in the Ty Canol Lane area of Machen between 9am and 9.30am to get in touch with us.
We’re appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, who has not yet spoken with officers, to get in contact.
Any motorists who may have dashcam or CCTV footage of the area at the time of the collision is also urged to come forward.
Anybody with any information can contact us on 101, quoting reference number 2100325329. You can also contact us via direct message on Facebook or Twitter.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.