THE motorcyclist who died in a crash last week has been formally identified as Jamie Harrison.

The 53-year-old died after riding his motorbike on Hall Lane, Hindley, at around 4pm on Thursday, September 1.

Jamie collided with a Ford Focus and was left with fatal injuries.

After his passing, Jamie's fiancee Amanda has paid tribute to the man she described as the love of her life.

She said: "As a family we are devastated [of] the loss of my babe (Jamie).

"It has been such a shock and something we as a family will never be able to comprehend or get over.

"We can't imagine life without you my handsome man.

"You were funny, always right and the love of my life. You were so selfless when it come us all and loving.

"The only solace as a family is that you died the way you would of wanted to.

"Rest in peace Babe, you are missed so much, big kiss."

The other driver remained at the scene on Thursday and is assisting with police's inquiries.

No arrests have been made in connection with the crash.