This is the first photo of the tragic motorcyclist who died after his bike collided with the car of Love Island star Kem Satinay.
28-year-old Tommy Griggs died yesterday after his bike collided with the star’s Mercedes G wagon.
Today his partner paid an emotional tribute to his daughter’s father, who celebrated her first birthday just a few days back.
Amba Davis said: ‘The last 4 years haven’t been the easiest but you’ve given me the best gift anyone can give me.
‘She loves you so much Tommy and I’m going to tell her about you every single day and I’ll make sure she makes you so proud!’
She added on Facebook: ‘You have my heart Thomas Roy Griggs. May you rest in eternal peace ️’.
Tribute: 28-year-old Tommy Griggs died yesterday after his bike was involved in an accident with the star’s Mercedes G wagon. Today Tommy along with his partner paid an emotional tribute to their daughter’s father, who just celebrated her first birthday a few days ago.
Crash: Kem ‘shaken’ after a Mercedes G-wagon collided with Tommy’s motorbike on Thursday morning in Romford, Essex
Damage: Photos of the crash site show the damaged motorcycle on the sidewalk
Kem is said to have been left ‘painfully’ after a fatal accident with a motorcyclist ‘who overtook and ended up on the wrong side of the road before hitting 60 mph’.
The reality TV star, 26, is said to be ‘shaken’ after her Mercedes G-wagon collided with a motorcycle in Romford, Essex on Thursday morning.
Paramedics struggled to save the motorcyclist, but he died tragically in the accident. Photos from the collision scene show chems being smashed into the G-wagon behind police tape and a damaged motorcycle lying on the sidewalk.
Witnesses said the motorcyclist was overtaking cars on his way to Shepherd’s Hill in Romford as the TV star went down.
‘I feel for him. He saw someone die before his eyes,’ a witness told Sun, ‘The driver of the motorbike flew about 20 feet into the air before hitting the road.’
Shock: Kem survived the accident, but he is shocked by the ordeal and is released.
He said that ‘about six witnesses’ witnessed the accident, with the motorcyclist overtaking the cars when they ‘hit Kem’s car head-on at about 60mph on a 30mph road’.
Friends say Kem, who won Love Island in 2017, did no harm, but he is shocked by the ordeal and has been left ‘painfully’.
A witness who witnessed the scene after the accident told MailOnline: ‘Chem was clearly upset and upset by what happened. He was going up and down. He was talking on the phone to two women on the roadside. He seemed in shock.
It happened more than 700 meters from Chem’s restaurant, Aire, which it opened last July.
A source told MailOnline: ‘Chem is devastated about what happened. He is a sensible driver; No one could have imagined this tragic accident.
‘There has been no wrongdoing on Chem’s part, he is not guilty, and he is being treated as a witness by the police.
‘He is still coping with the shock along with his close friends and his family.’
A statement from the Metropolitan Police confirmed: ‘Police were called to a report of a collision on Thursday, August 4 at 11:32 in Shepherds Hill, Romford.
‘Police and London Ambulance Service’ [LAS] ran away. A car collided with a motorcycle on the spot.
‘Despite doctors’ efforts, male motorcyclists’ [no further details] Tragically declared dead on the spot at 12:04. Inquiries are being made to inform the relatives.
The driver of the car stopped at the spot and is helping the police in their interrogation. He was not arrested.
A statement issued by Chem’s representative said: ‘Chem was involved in a road traffic accident near his home in the Brentwood area at approximately 11.30 a.m. this morning.
Reality Past: Essex star Kem wins Love Island with ex-girlfriend Amber Davies in 2017, receiving £50,000 cash prize (pictured in June 2017)
Motorcycle: Paramedics fight to save the motorcyclist, but he dies in an accident (motorbike in picture)
Scene: Chem’s G-wagon was seen after a collision with police officers and a patrol car where a motorcyclist was killed
Police: The scene of the vandalism was surrounded by the police, in which the officers were on guard
Devastating: A forensic investigator was seen taking pictures of the crash site
Scene: The helmet of a motorcyclist was seen on the ground where the vandalism took place
Debris: The broken parts of the bike are scattered on the road
Closed: Essex street closed by police as investigation underway
In photos obtained by MailOnline, an air ambulance can be seen arriving at the scene to take the accident victim to the hospital
Kem, who won Love Island in 2017, did not suffer any injuries, but the G-wagon he was driving was damaged.
‘Sadly, a motorcyclist died in the collision. Chem is helping the police and is being treated as a full witness to the incident.
‘Chem will not comment further on this matter to express his deepest condolences, prayers and sympathies to the family and friends of the motorcyclist.’
In 2017, Kem won Love Island with ex-girlfriend Amber Davis, 25, receiving a £50,000 cash prize.
The pair split four months after becoming champions but remain friends.
Following their popularity on the ITV2 show, Kem and former 29-year-old co-star Chris Hughes starred in the spin-off series Straight Outta Love Island and released the single ‘Little Bit Leave It’.
A police patrol car was pictured at the scene of the tragic collision as the officer closed the road to allow paramedics to work
A police officer was seen talking to two witnesses on the side of the road. Chem’s representative confirmed that the motorcyclist had died
Kem has since served as their entertainment presenter on ITV’s This Morning and starred in 2018’s Dancing on Ice.
Last July, he opened Essex restaurant Array, which has proven to be a favorite among his reality TV friends and 2.6 million fans.
The former barber is an advocate for mental health and has spoken since winning Love Island about suffering from childhood anxiety and depression.
He has previously served as an ambassador for the suicide prevention charity CALM (The Campaign Against Living Miserably), and in 2019 became Childline’s first mental health campaigner.
Reality Star: Kem has served as their entertainment presenter on ITV’s This Morning and starred in 2018’s Dancing on Ice after winning the ITV 2 show.