Family of A142 smash victim left ‘deeply saddened by the loss of a wonderful man’

Anthony Pinney

Anthony Pinney - Credit: Archant

THE family of a man who was killed in a collision on the A142 at Soham have released a statement.

Anthony Pinney, 68, of Isleham Road, Fordham, suffered fatal injuries when the Honda 125cc motorbike he was riding was in collision with a black Fiat Punto at about 11.25am yesterday (August 4) at the junction with Northfield Road.

Mr Pinney’s family today spoke of their sadness at the loss of the 68-year-old, they said: “We are deeply saddened and hurt by the loss of a wonderful man.

“Anthony was a retired painter and decorator who was a very keen fisherman and photographer. He was a quiet man who enjoyed photographing wildlife and spending time with his children and grandson.

“We would like to be left alone to grieve at this time.”

A 19-year-old man from the St Neots area has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and bailed to return to Parkside Police Station on September 12.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle just prior should contact PC James Thorne on 101.