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London Road crash: Motorcyclist who died is named

Posted on - 5th July, 2016 - 6:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Crime, News, Preston City Centre
Floral tributes left at the scene to Robert

Floral tributes left at the scene to Robert

The motorcyclist who died in a collision with a car in London Road has been named.

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Named locally as 28-year-old Robert Symonowicz, he passed away on Sunday (3 July) at the scene of the crash.

Originally from Poland he was living in Preston and working at the Marriott Hotel in Fulwood. He has previously worked at The Pines restaurant in Chorley.

He studied at Runshaw College before going on to study at Lancaster and Morecambe College.

Passers-by told of how they tried to save the biker after the collision with the BMW near the Lola restaurant in London Road.

Related: Man who tried to save London Road motorcyclist pays tribute

Police are still appealing for witnesses to the incident which closed the road for around four hours on Sunday evening.

London Road was closed in Frenchwood while emergency services attended the scene Pic: Andrew Hilbert

London Road was closed in Frenchwood while emergency services attended the scene Pic: Andrew Hilbert

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log 1363 of July 3rd..

Related: Family pay tribute to man who died in London Rd crash

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Additional reporting by Olivia Baron

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