Teenager killed in A4174 crash named as mother leads moving tributes

Dozens of people have posted tributes to the 16-year-old boy killed on the A4174 on Easter Sunday

Tributes have been paid to a 16-year-old moped rider tragically killed in a crash at the new A4174 through-about in Warmley on Easter Sunday.

The boy, named locally as Daniel, was sadly pronounced dead by emergency services at the scene of the incident at the Wraxall Road roundabout on the Bristol ring road.

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Avon and Somerset Police said the boy’s moped collided with a Ford Fiesta at the junction shortly before 10pm .

Following Daniel’s tragic death, police put out an appeal for witnesses as the force continues to investigate the circumstances, while the boy’s family are being supported by trained officers.

Daniel was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Easter Sunday (Credit Sam Davies)

And now, in memory of Daniel, his mother, Sam Davies, has asked people to use the hashtag #candle4daniel and #candlefordaniel when paying tribute to her son online.

Dozens of posts have since emerged, many with a picture of Daniel and a picture of a glowing candle.

Rebekah Harrington said: “A young life lost far too soon. Sending love to all of Daniel’s family.”

James Long said: “RIP you beautiful boy. Taken from us far too soon. You will be in our hearts forever.”

Daniel, who died in a crash involving his moped on the A4174 on Easter Sunday (Credit Sam Davies)

Magz Crawford said: “Daniel, may your light shine forever. Sleep tight young man.”

And Ness Tucker said: “Sincere condolences to Sam & family from all the guys & girls from Bikers in Bristol.”

Police are continuing to piece together the circumstances leading up the crash and are looking to speak to anyone who might seen what happened.

If you witnessed the collision, have dascham footage or any other information that could help, call 101 and give the reference number 5222091120.