Family pays tribute to Portsmouth motorcyclist who died after crash

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TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorcyclist who died after a crash.

Dad-of-four Robert McQueen, 37, of Port Solent, Portsmouth, died after his Triumph motorbike and a green Landrove Defender collided near Fareham last month.

It happened on the B2177 at Staples Cross in Boarhunt at 1.30pm on December 22.

Mr McQueen died at the scene.

His family released a statement through Hampshire police yesterday.

‘Rob was a father to four children and he will be greatly missed always,’ it said.

No arrests have been made and the police are investigating the collision.

Following the crash the crossroad junction at Staples Cross was closed in all directions while police investigated the crash. No-one else was hurt.

Anyone who saw what happened is urged to contact Sergeant Gabriel Snuggs from the Eastleigh Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting Operation Golan.

You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

Minicom users can call 01962 875000.