Online Editions

21st May, 2022

Inquest reveals biker died from multiple injuries in a road accident

Sarah Mason 7th Jun, 2017

A LOVING father died after losing control of his motorcycle in a Boxing Day crash in Birmingham, an inquest heard.

Wajid Fazil Ray was driving his Triumph Street Triple bike over the speed limit when he hit a central reservation at Fort Parkway.

The 39-year-old, from Castle Bromwich, suffered fatal injuries in the crash and despite everyone’s best efforts including medical staff he died at Heartlands Hospital.

The court heard Wajid was an inexperienced rider and investigations suggested the speed of the vehicle indicated he was traveling at a minimum speed of 56mph in a 40mph limit.

Birmingham and Solihull Coroner Louise Hunt recorded the death as multiple injuries in a road accident.

His family and friends set up an appeal to raise £1,600 to build a new well for victims of the war in Syria after his death.

Donations flocked in and more than £7,500 has been raised in his memory – enough for two wells and extra to go towards the running costs of the Skt Welfare Springs of Hope Family Centre for Syrian Refugees in Reyhanli In sha Allah.

Buy Photos

Buy photos online from the Solihull Observer newspaper.

Printing

We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.

Online Editions

Catch up on your local news by reading our e-editions on the Solihull Observer.

Recruitment

Find a career you'll love with our free career finder website.