Isle of Man motorcycle crash victim named by police

Neil Walker Mr Walker served as a retained firefighter for more than 22 years

Related Stories

A motorcyclist who died when his bike was in a collision with a car on the Isle of Man, has been named as a 43-year-old firefighter.

Neil Walker, from Ramsey, was on a Kawasaki when the collision occurred on the Laxey to Ramsey coast road near Bulgham Rocks on Wednesday.

Chief Fire Officer Kevin Groom said: "I am devastated to lose Neil from this life in such tragic circumstances."

Mr Walker, a father-of-two, had served for more than 22 years.

Police said he was well known in the community for his work as a joiner and a retained firefighter.

Mr Brown said: "He was a truly professional firefighter who had served at Ramsey Fire Station for over 22 years.

"On behalf of all staff of the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue I send sincere condolences to his wife, children family and friends at this sad and difficult time. Rest in Peace Neil."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Isle of Man



Min. Night 5 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC


  • Water droplets bouncing off a laser-etched water repellent metal surfaceClick Watch

    The laser-etched metal surfaces that repel water, plus other technology news

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.