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Family pay tribute to man who died following M4 collision

Colin's family described him as

A family pay tribute to a man who died following a collision on the M4 on Saturday November 30 at around 4pm.

69-year-old Colin Roberts from Ystradgynlais, Powys, died following the incident on the westbound carriageway between Junction 47 and 48 Swansea.

Colin, or 'Col boy' to many, was described by his family as a "larger than life character" whose "personality would fill the room".

Throughout his life he drove lorries and had a passion for motorbikes and more recently he had taken to skiing. That was our Colin, always living life to the full and looking for the next adventure. He was so young-at-heart and you always knew when he was around you, as his personality would fill the room.

A few years ago he became very ill and we thought we were going to lose him then. But Colin being Colin just took it all in his stride and kept moving forwards with the same zest for life.

To lose him in these circumstances is heart-breaking, when he had so much to live for and so much more to give.

We wanted to thank everybody who has contacted the family with their love and support.

It fills our hearts knowing that he was so loved by so many. Finally we would like to thank all the emergency services who attended the scene and tried their best for Colin.

– Family of Colin Roberts

South Wales Police is continuing to investigate the collision, which involved a grey Audi Q3.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to the police, or anyone with dash-cam footage please contact the Police.