Cambridgeshire motor cyclist who died in collision on A1307 leaves family ‘distraught beyond belief’

PUBLISHED: 17:40 03 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:40 03 September 2018

Mathew Smyth, 25, from Parsonage Close in Duxford, who died in a collision at Linton last week.

Mathew Smyth, 25, from Parsonage Close in Duxford, who died in a collision at Linton last week.

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A man who died following a collision on the A1307 in Linton last week has been named.

Mathew Smyth, 25, from Parsonage Close in Duxford, was riding a red Yamaha motorbike when it was involved in a collision in the early hours of Wednesday morning (August 29).

Mathew’s family said: “We, the family and friends are absolutely heart broken and distraught beyond belief at the loss of Mathew. We have lost the most amazing, cheeky, fun-loving young man anyone could ever wish to meet.

“The impact this has and will forever have on our lives is indescribable; Mathew will now never get to meet his unborn child.”

Ricardas Taraska, 23, of Pinder Road, Norwich has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop after a collision and failing to report a collision to police.

Taraska has been remanded to appear at Cambridge Crown Court on Friday September 28.

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