POLICE have named the motorcyclist killed in an accident on the A56 yesterday morning.

Bowdon man Stuart Miller died following an accident at around 8.25am yesterday on a stretch of the busy road in Broadheath near the Evans Halshaw Ford dealers. The dad-of-four and grandfather was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision with a French plated Opel Corsa, driven by a 19-year-old French national. The car was registered to an address in Didsbury.

In a statement the family of Mr Miller said: “A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he leaves behind a devoted wife Denise and four much loved daughters Denise, Nicola, Vikki and Sophie. “Stuart’s passion was motorcycling and was well known in the Altrincham and Bowdon area where he had been a motorcycle riding instructor.”

Anyone with information should call Greater Manchester Police on 0161 856 6073.

Tributes can be left for Mr Millar on our comment facility below or on our Facebook website here