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Tribute to motorcyclist killed in Briton Ferry crash

Father of three Andrew Carl Taylor, who was 29

29 year-old Andrew Taylor described as "one of a kind"

A motorcyclist who died following a collision on Neath Road, Briton Ferry, on Friday evening has been named as local man Andrew Taylor.

In a statement issued by his family, the 29 year-old was described as "willing to help anyone at the drop of a hat".

The statement read:

“Andrew was a loving son, brother, uncle and devoted partner to Francesca and a father of three beautiful young children.

“He was always willing to help anyone at the drop of a hat and was one of a kind.

“His love for vehicles, motorbikes and a bacon and egg sandwich, was clear to all who knew him.

“Andrew was adored by his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.”

A police statement said:

"The family are completely devastated by the loss of Andrew and wish to thank everyone for their messages of support, but request to be allowed privacy and time to grieve.

"They are being supported by a specially trained Family Liaison Officer."

South Wales Police were called to the scene of a serious road traffic collision involving a van and a motorcycle on Neath Road, Briton Ferry, shortly before 7.20 on Friday evening.


Anyone with information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact 101, quoting occurrence *214742

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