Rainham Crash: Widow Pays Tribute

9 June 2013, 09:48 | Updated: 9 June 2013, 09:49

The wife of a motorcyclist who died in a crash has spoken of her "lovely and talented husband".

Andrew 'Mobi' King, 47, was driving through Rainham on Tuesday 4 June when his bike collided with a Toyotal Corolla in Berengrave Lane.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and the car driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Kent Police said Mr King had overtaken a Vauxhall Vectra shortly before the crash.

His wife Tasja, 46, has paid tribute to the father-of-two. She told Heart: "Mobi was a really lovely and talented man, husband and father who will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He was especially proud of his sons, William, seven, and Mitchell, three.

"I'd like to thank everybody at the scene who helped him and there is great comfort in the incredible support we have had from the many friends and well-wishers."

The accident just after 9am on Tueday 4 June. Kent Police has issued an appeal for witnesses to the collision to come forward. They want anyone who saw the crash but has not yet spoken to Kent Police to contact the Serious Collision Unit on 01622 798538.