Heartbreaking tributes to tragic biker Mark Donnelly,…

Heartbreaking tributes to tragic biker Mark Donnelly, 26, killed in Mount Pleasant crash
2019-11-09 05:00:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA Hull man has paid tribute to his friend with a “heart of gold” who tragically died in a crash on Holderness Road. Mark Donnelly, 26, was killed in the crash at the junction of Holderness Road and Mount Pleasant in the early hours of Friday, November 1. He was riding his beloved Suzuki SV650 motorbike, which left the road. No other cars were involved. Now his childhood friend Jordan Wilson, 22, has paid tribute to the man he says has “cared and looked out for him” and was just a “lovely man”. The pair met when Jordan was “around seven or eight” and became firmer friends as they grew up. As well as paying tribute, Jordan has also set up a fundraising page to provide donations to help pay for Mr Donnelly’s funeral. Jordan has paid tribute to his friend who he says had a ‘heart of gold’ (Image: Stewart Davidson Photography/Photography Ahead) He said: My nana used to live on Longhill and Mark’s mum lived on the same street. His nana used to care for my grandad too. “I used to stay at my nana’s as a kid and I was friend’s with Mark’s brother and met him that way. We were friends ever since. When we became older we started getting on and chatting. ‘A love of bikes brought us together’ “I moved into a house on New Bridge Road and he lived a few streets away from me. When I found out he lived so close around six months ago we started going to each other’s houses.” Both keen motorbike riders, Jordan said they would often chat about bikes and he would repair anything that was wrong with Mark’s motorbike. He said: “I’ve been riding for years and grew up with them. He always came to me and I was always happy to help him out and he with me. We were both keen riders and did Barton Bike Night this year together and had a brilliant night and took loads of pictures and videos. Floral tributes were laid at the scene “We had lots of laughs. He gave me a big bike that was 600CC around four months ago and we pushed it from his house to mine – it had flat tyres and we had to take it in turns to push it, we had a right laugh about that.” ‘Mark would do anything for anyone’ Jordan said his friend had a “heart of gold” and bec

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