Kent

Lorry driver held after teenage biker killed in Strood

Jack Mander Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Jack Mander worked on the Medway City Estate as an apprentice fabricator

A lorry driver has been questioned on suspicion of causing the death by careless driving of a teenage biker.

Jack Mander, 17, from Strood, Kent, was killed when his Yamaha 125 motorcycle was in collision with a heavy goods vehicle on Anthony's Way in Strood.

In a tribute, Jack's family said the apprentice fabricator was "a very careful rider who knew the roads well".

The 44-year-old lorry driver, from Wiltshire, was released on bail until 15 February.

Kent Police said Jack died at the scene of the collision, which happened shortly after 21:00 BST on Thursday.

Witnesses have been asked to contact the force.

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