Tributes paid to cyclist killed after falling from bike

Jamie Gaffney fell from his bike at the Westfield Roundabout
Jamie Gaffney fell from his bike at the Westfield Roundabout

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist who died after falling from his bike.

Police have confirmed the name of the cyclist who died over the weekend as Jamie Gaffney from Bathgate.

The 45-year-old fell fro mhis bike at the Westfield Roundabout on Saturday, May 5.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, Jamie’s father Andrew Gaffney, said: “Jamie was a keen cyclist who regularly cycled to work in Glasgow and made weekend trips to the west coast.

“He died whilst doing what he loved.

“The family’s heartfelt thanks goes out to the kind person who stopped to help and gave him the very best chance of being cared for, drawing help from passing professionals who got him to hospital without delay.

“He was my first child and one for whom I will always keep a special place in my heart.”