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.