Family tribute after quad bike accident

The family of a man who died when his quad bike collided with a tree have released a tribute to him.

Michael Stickells was travelling along Finn Farm Road in Kingsnorth, Ashford, when his red Honda quad bike hit a tree.The 22-year-old sustained head injuries and died last Monday.

Our son was a wonderful young man.

"He would help anyone who needed it. He was honest and reliable. A son, brother, uncle, grandson, boyfriend and so much more – we’re so proud of him.

"He took pride in himself and lived life to the full. He has achieved so much for one so young. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him."Our lives will never be the same, losing him is so painful, the love we shared can never be replaced."

– Joint family statement

Anyone with information about the collision who is yet to speak to police is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

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