Family pay tribute to ‘much-loved’ biker killed in M18 motorway smash in Doncaster

A man killed in a motorway crash in Doncaster has been named by police, as his family paid moving tribute to the ‘devoted father’.

Raymond Hall, aged 57, died after a collision on the M18 on Wednesday.

Raymond Hall

Raymond Hall

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His family said in a statement issued today: “Ray was a much loved husband, devoted father, brother, uncle, a true friend to all who knew him and will be very much missed by all of us.”

Mr Hall was riding a red Honda motorbike on the M18 from Hull towards Rotherham when he crashed just after 2.50pm.

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Police said he appeared to have lost his balance and fallen into the side of a white Volvo HGV, as it set off from the traffic lights on the slip road at junction 2 for Wadworth.

South Yorkshire Police said his family was being supported by specialist officers and had asked that their privacy is respected at this incredibly difficult time.

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Anyone who saw what happened or may have dashcam footage is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 547 of February 13.