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Tributes paid to 'larger than life' David James after horror crash

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Tributes have been paid to a man who died following a collision in Larbreck.

The incident happened on Thursday, February 1, on the A586 Garstang Road near to the ‘Windy Harbour’ crossroads.

One of three vehicles involved in the collision was a Honda motorcycle, ridden by Mr David James.

James, 30, from Thornton, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he sadly later died of his injuries.

Mr James’ family said: “He had a larger than life personality with a very dry sense of humour which we all loved. He loved music and was known as the singing trucker. David also enjoyed golf and building his own computer gaming system.

“Tributes have come into the family from as far afield as Canada and New York as well as family friends from the entertainment business from around the UK.

“David will be sorely missed by his loving family who are devastated at this difficult time and request privacy and time to grieve.”

A 37-year-old man from Preston and a 45-year-old man from Blackpool were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. They have been released under investigation.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting ref 1082 of 1st February.