A biker who died following a four vehicle crash has been named as John Kennedy.

The 48 year-old from Romford was involved in a collision in Ongar Road shortly before 3pm on Sunday, October 28.

His family said: “John was a loving father and honest, hard-working gentleman, with a love for outdoor life, fitness and motorbikes.

“He will be sadly missed by his family and all his friends.”

Police are still looking to trace any other drivers that were in the area at the time of the collision and anyone with dash cam or CCTV footage.

A notice on website rip.ie reads: "The death has occurred of John Kennedy Jnr suddenly as a result of a traffic accident.

"Deeply regretted by his loving partner Karen and their daughter Faya, parents John and Peggy, sisters Patricia and Noreen brothers Jerry and Noel, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, relatives, neighbours and friends."

Following examinations of the scene, police also want to speak to anyone who has recently been involved in a collision in Ongar Road.

Contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk