THE family of a man who died in a road traffic collision, in Barry, on Sunday, April 26, have paid tribute to him.

Alan Jones, 62, of Penarth, was travelling on his silver Yamaha motorbike, westbound on the A4050 Port Road East, Barry when the collision happened.

His family said: “Alan was a husband, father and devoted grandfather and was well known as a postman in the local area.

“The family are devastated by his sudden, tragic passing and this will leave a massive void in all of our lives.”

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 11.15am following the collision which involved Alan’s silver Yamaha motorbike and a brown Volvo XC 40, both of which had been travelling westbound.

Mr Jones suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

South Wales Police officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or the manner in which either vehicle was being driven prior to the collision, to come forward.

Contact 101, quoting occurrence 2000142848.