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Tribute to motorcyclist released following M27 fatal collision

Press release   •   May 28, 2019 14:52 BST

Joseph Watts

The family of a motorcyclist who died in a collision on the M27 have released a tribute to him.

Joseph Watts, 26, of Lee Lane in Lee, Romsey, was pronounced dead at the scene after his Honda motorbike was in collision with another car.

The incident took place at 10.20pm on 20 May at junction 9 westbound.

Joseph’s family have released the following tribute:

“Joseph Watts was a dedicated father, loving partner, son and brother. He loved nature, adventure, travelling, fatherhood, and was passionate in his career as a groundsman. He was always to be found with a smile on his face.

“Whilst his life was tragically cut too short, he lived it to the full and will be missed dearly by all the lives that he impacted.”

Police continue to ask anyone who witnessed the collision, or captured it on dashcam, to call 101 quoting Operation Kira.