London

Father and son killed in motorbike crash named

Juan De Silva and his son Juan Pablo
Image caption Juan De Silva and his son were pronounced dead in Gunnersbury, west London

A father and his 10-year-old son who died in a motorbike crash in west London have been named.

Police said Juan De Silva, 35, and his son Juan Pablo, from Hayes, were pronounced dead at the scene in Gunnersbury early on Monday morning.

Lucy Andrade, Juan's partner and Juan Pablo's mother, said she was "in total shock".

Police said they were waiting for the results of a post-mortem examination and have appealed for witnesses.

It is not thought that any other vehicles were involved in the crash which happened on Gunnersbury Avenue.

Officers were called to the scene shortly before 02:00 BST on 12 August.

More on this story