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Fatal collision, Newquay

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Family pay tribute to ‘kind and caring’ Joe

At approximately 3.30pm on Wednesday 29 December 2021, police responded to reports of a road traffic collision on Pentire Road, Newquay.

The collision involved a white Kawasaki ER6 motorcycle and a white Vauxhall Antara.

As a result of the collision the male rider of the motorcycle, Joe Ironmonger, 20, from Newquay, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Joe’s family have paid tribute to him.

They said: “Joe, you were tragically taken away from us at such a young age. Much loved by all your family and friends, you will be so sadly missed.

“You had such a gentle, kind and caring nature; we cannot imagine never hearing your voice or seeing your smiling face again.

“Our heartfelt thanks go out to all those that helped and supported on the day and for all the kind messages and offers of support we have received since.”

The road was closed for over six hours while officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collisions Investigation Team attended the scene along with collision investigators.

Police are appealing for any witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage, or any form of CCTV within the area, to contact police on 101 quoting log 539 29/12/21.


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