South East Wales

Adam Lee family 'void' at motorbiker's collision death

The family of a 19-year-old motorcyclist who died following a collision with a car says his death has "left a huge void" in their lives.

Adam Lee died in hospital after the incident in Bridgend at about 17:00 GMT on Sunday.

A 68-year-old man has been released on police bail and investigators have appealed for witnesses

Mr Lee's parents, Melanie and Meirion, said: "Our much loved son and brother, Adam, has been taken away from us."

In a statement issued via police they added "Adam had a great deal of respect for his family and friends. In particular he had a very close relationship with his brother, Daniel who is missing a loving brother.

"Adam was a very caring person and would do anything to help anyone.

'Cherish'

"He was very well known in the neighbourhood. He was a shy and quiet young man and the family is heartbroken. We will all cherish the many great times Adam gave us.

"Adam enjoyed motorbikes and motorsport and especially playing on his PlayStation."

His grandmother, Caron, added she would miss her loving grandson enormously.

South Wales Police said the collision involved two vehicles, a silver Peugeot 206 car and a blue Yamaha DT 125cc motorcycle.

It happened at the junction of Quarrella Road with Tremgarth in Wildmill.

Mr Lee died at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.

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