Lancashire

Family tribute to Bickerstaffe motorbike crash victim

Steven Rigby
Image caption Steven Rigby died five days after the crash

The family of a young motorcyclist who died after a crash in Lancashire have paid tribute to the "gentle giant".

Steven Rigby, 20, from Kirkby, suffered serious injuries after his motorbike hit a lamppost in Liverpool Road, Bickerstaffe, on Tuesday 7 August.

He died at Aintree Hospital five days later, two weeks before his 21st birthday.

His family said he was "a kind hearted and much loved young man" who was a "devoted son and brother".

Police said they were keen to speak to the driver of a red Vauxhall estate car they believed was passing at the time of the crash.

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