THE man who died following a collision on the A350 on Saturday has been named as Anthony Graham Cassano. 

Anthony, 38, from Christchurch, was riding his motorbike when he collided with an Audi Q5 near Motcombe village. He died at the scene. 

His family have paid tribute to him, saying he was "confident, caring and a true gentleman". 

They said in a statement: "Following an accident that happened on Saturday 12th September on the A350 in Wiltshire our beloved son Tony Cassano, brother to Dean and father to Liam, tragically died whilst out with his friend on an afternoon motorbike ride.

“He loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time on his bike with his brother and friends.

“Tony will be remembered as a confident, caring, understanding and witty person who made friends easily. He was a true gentleman.

“The family would like to thank all the people that gave assistance at the scene of the accident especially the emergency services and all of the members of the public who worked so hard to help him.

“The family would also like to ask for privacy at this very devastating time.”