UPDATED: Tributes to father killed in motorbike crash

Duwayne Pocock
Duwayne Pocock
  • Young motorcyclist who died in A4010 crash named
  • Duwayne Pocock, 24, lived in Princes Risborough all his life
  • Duwayne’s family described him as ‘a valuable member of the community’

Tributes have been paid to a young father who was killed after being hit by a car after coming off his motorbike.

Duwayne Pocock, 24, from Princes Risborough died in hospital on Sunday after the accident last week.

‘He is going to be dearly missed by all and will be forever in our hearts’

Family tribute

A family tribute released this morning (Wednesday) said:

“Duwayne was a caring, thoughtful and loving young man who comes from a huge family who love him dearly.

“Duwayne leaves behind his loving, mum, dad, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, fiancée and a beautiful little son.

“Duwayne lived all of his life in Princes Risborough where he has left a huge legacy.

“Duwayne was a valuable member of the community, he contributed to charity events, helped members of the public and leaves behind huge amounts of friends.

“He is going to be dearly missed by all and will be forever in our hearts.”

Mr Pocock came off his blue and white Yamaha motorcycle at around 9.50pm on Tuesday February 24 while on the A4010 Aylesbury Road at Askett, near Princes Risborough.

It is thought he was then hit by a blue Peugeot 208 car.

Tributes have also been left on the former Princes Risborough School pupil’s Facebook page.

Rob Sibley wrote: ‘Was such a lovely lad. Can’t believe what’s happened. God bless you Duwayne Pocock. Will miss seeing you around’.

Luke Cohen wrote: ‘Such a lovely bloke always a friendly face RIP mate.’

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Matt Booker via the police enquiry number 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.