Teenager killed in Mossley motorbike crash

A ‘LOVING’ teenager with an ‘infectious smile’ has been killed after a collision as he was riding a motorbike in Mossley.


The family of 17-year-old Stuart Macleod has paid tribute to him following his death following the incident on Saturday, September 16.


Stuart, who comes from the Mossley area, passed away in hospital after colliding with a parked car on Manchester Road shortly after 8pm that evening.

And his family said: “Stuart was a whirlwind from the moment he was born until he began his eternal journey.


“He was a loving, caring giant of a character who would look after all those he loved.


“His family and friends will deeply miss his infectious smile and ability to make everyone around him laugh like the class clown he was.


“Bright and so intelligent, he had the ability to turn the most basic of conversations into full-on debate.

Stuart MacLeod

“With every waking moment we miss you, Stuart, and will always love you like you are right by our sides.


“RIP beautiful boy. Fly high with the angels our darling son, brother, and friend. We are heartbroken forever.”


Greater Manchester Police’s serious collision investigation unit continues to investigate the incident.


The force has urged any eyewitness – or anyone in the area at the time who may have dash-cam footage – to contact them on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3041 of 16/09/2022.

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