A465 death crash biker is named as Glynneath man
4:04pm Monday 29th October 2012 in News
THE biker who died in Saturday's Heads of the Valleys crash was today named as Glyndwr John Evans, aged 49, from Glynneath.
His family issued a tribute which said: " John was a keen and safe motorcyclist with many years of experience and has been tragically killed while doing something he loved.
" John has recently retired from the RAF and moved back to the Glynneath area, he was a loving brother and will be dearly missed by our family and friends."
Officers are re-appealing for information following the crash on the A465 near Clydach on Saturday.
Officers are aware of several people who were in the vicinity of the collision, in particular police are seeking assistance from the driver of a black Renault Clio which was seen in the area at the time of the collision.
Anyone who was in the area is urged to come forward as they might hold vital information in regards to cause of the collision.
The crash happened at approximately 12.35pm and involved a yellow Peugeot 106 car which was travelling towards Brynmawr and a Yamaha motorcycle and a Brutale motorcycle which were travelling towards Abergavenny.
The driver of the Peugeot, named locally as Philip Bath, 29, from Nantyglo, also died . The surviving motorcyclist remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital, and the car passenger suffered minor injuries and has been released from hospital.
If anyone has information they are asked to call Gwent Police on 101 or call the Collision Investigation Unit on 01633 642404
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