Sheppey: Tributes To Crash Victim

The family of a man who was killed in a road traffic collision in Queenborough on Sheppey have described him as a 'proud father and family man'.

Harry Richard Higgins, of Hillside Road in Queenborough, died after he was involved in a road traffic collision in Main Road, Queenborough.

The 31 year old was riding a purple Honda NES at about 10.40am on Saturday 25 January when his bike was involved in a head on collision with a blue Honda CR-V travelling in the direction of Queenborough.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Harry’s family have released the following tribute: ‘Harry was a much loved father, son, uncle, nephew, brother and friend to many who will be sorely missed by all those that knew him.

'He died tragically doing something he loved - riding his motorbike - and his family are devastated at the news.

'He was a real family man and a proud father and it’s hoped he will be remembered for the joy he gave to those closest to him.

‘Harry’s heart was always in the right place and he would do anything for anyone. Harry, you will be truly missed - behave yourself up there, all our love is sent to you and you will always be in our thoughts.’

The road was closed at 11am from the junction onto the A249 and was fully reopened again by 3.25pm.


Specialist investigators from Kent Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the collision.

Anyone with any information or who might have witnessed the collision is asked to call the dedicated Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal line on 01622 798538.

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