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Gemma Ryder & Keiran Fleming

Erskine dad dies after horror bike crash at Knockhill Racing Circuit

A dad from Erskine has sadly passed away after he crashed his bike at Knockhill Racing Circuit.

Chris Adam, 38, lost his life following a tragedy at the national motorsport centre in Dunfermline.

The dad-of-one was critically injured on Friday during a track day and was rushed to Kirkcaldy's Victoria Hospital, where he died two days later on Sunday, reports the Record.

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The bike enthusiast owned dealership CA Motorcycles and has been hailed as a 'genuine' and 'lovely' individual as fellow motorcycle lovers paid tribute.

Chris' brother Blair Adam said: "It’s with the heaviest of hearts I’m writing this as my brother, Chris Adam has sadly passed away today after succumbing to his injuries sustained on Friday during his track day at Knockhill. Rest easy brother."

One customer wrote: "He was such a lovely and genuine guy. My husband and I bought a bike from him last year and his customer service was absolutely spot on. Will miss seeing his bike posts.

"Ride in Peace Chris, can’t believe it."

Chris was a dad-of-one and bike enthusiast (Facebook)

Former neighbour Stephanie McIntyre said: "So sorry and sad to hear this devastating news.

"We lived next door to Chris in Inchinnan and he was a great guy, good nights and lots of laughs we shared! Heartbroken for him."

Mobile Motorcycle Services said: "Something I never thought I would be writing. The worst accident happened to a great friend and amazing guy. With a very heavy heart Chris Adam of CA Motorcycles passed away today.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."

Brian McConnell said: "Met him and his missus and wee boy when he was starting out . A lovely guy . So sad."

Inspector James Henry of Fife Road Policing said: "On Friday, 19 May, 2023, officers were made aware of a crash on track at Knockhill racing circuit, Dunfermline, involving a motorbike.

"The incident happened around 12.10pm and a 38-year-old man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy where he died on Sunday, 21 May, 2023.

“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man at this difficult time. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”


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