TRIBUTES have been paid to a "loving father, grandfather and friend to many" who died in a motorcycle crash.

Patrick Keohane was riding a Suzuki motorcycle on the B3035 when it crashed.

The incident at around 11.30am on June 9 also involved a Citroen Relay, a Fiat Panda, and Volkswagen Polo.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the 71-year-old of Hedge End was pronounced dead at the scene.

Patrick’s family have today paid tribute to him. They said: “Paddy was a loving father and grandfather, friend to many, and a character who will be truly missed by his family and friends.

“May he rest in peace.”

Police are investigating the exact circumstances of the collision and continue to appeal for any information or footage that could help.

A police spokesperson said: "Were you in the area at the time? Perhaps you saw a black motorcycle in the run-up to the collision?

"Anyone with information, or dash-cam footage, is asked to contact police on 101, quoting Operation Wide or 44210224948