family tribute - Anthony Rushton - motorcyclist tribute

The family of a motorcyclist killed in an accident on the A530 Middlewich Road near Nantwich has paid tribute to him.

Anthony Rushton (pictured), 58, died after his motorbike collided with a car on the A530 close to the junction with Colleys Lane.

Mr Rushton, from Chesterton, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, was confirmed dead at the scene following the collision with a blue Mazda 5.

In a statement, his family said: “Anthony was one in a million to say the least, a loving family man with complete dedication to his children, grandchildren and partner, a great brother and all round fantastic person.

“Our hearts are beyond broken; he was taken far too soon and will be forever missed and never forgotten.”

The driver of the car, a 47-year-old man from Tarporley, was uninjured.

Cheshire Police are appealing for dashcam footage following the collision at around 11am on Sunday June 17.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “Inquiries in relation to the collision are currently ongoing and anyone with any information in relation is asked to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 96255.

To submit dashcam footage, go online at

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