The family of a 21-year-old man who died after a crash in Wigan have paid tribute to him.

Lewis Durham died after the crash involving a car and a motorbike, which had a rider and passenger on it, at around 7.15pm on Saturday, that happened on Ormskirk Road, at the junction with Billinge Road,

Emergency services attended and confirmed Lewis died.

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The other person on the motorbike, a 56-year-old man, also died a short time later in hospital from injuries suffered at the time.

The driver of the vehicle, a 41-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and causing serious injury by careless driving.

He has since been released on bail.

Paying tribute to Lewis, his family said: “It is with great sadness that Lewis has been so tragically taken away from us.

"He sadly passed away in a road traffic accident in Wigan on Saturday, April 13.

“The youngest in our family with the world at his feet.

"He’s left a huge hole in our family, our hearts are absolutely broken.

"He was always a happy, fun-loving character, who had everything going for him in life, loved by everyone and had the best of friends.

"A loving son, grandson, and little brother.

“We’d like to thank the emergency services and people who assisted him at the scene who comforted him in maybe his last moments.

"We’ll cherish every memory we have of you Lewis.

“We’re all beyond proud of you and will miss and love you forever.

"You’re now the brightest star in the sky Lewis.

"Love you forever and always mam, dad, grandma, grandad, nana, and your two big sisters.”

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