Tributes flow for young motorcyclist killed in horror crash: ‘Always the life of the party’
- Family and friends remembered motorcyclist after fatal crash
- Alek Henschke’s bike ran into stationary cars in Adelaide
- 23-year-old mourned as a good mate and ‘life of the party’
A young motorcyclist who was killed in a horror crash has been remembered as the ‘life of the party’ by devastated family and friends.
Alek ‘Tucka’ Henschke crashed his Yamaha bike into four stationary cars on Port Road at Thebarton, inner north Adelaide, on Friday.
The 23-year-old was thrown from his bike when it hit the cars stopped for a red light at the James Congdon Drive intersection.
Alek ‘Tucka’ Henschke has been remembered as a loyal and kind friend by family and friends after his life was tragically cut short by a motorcycle crash
A witness in one of the cars said she believed Henschke clipped a vehicle at high speed and then ricocheted off three others, including her own vehicle.
He was rushed to Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition but died a short time later.
Family and friends have remembered Henschke as a ‘great mate’ who ‘was the life of the party’ and will never be forgotten.
‘I’m literally speechless. I still can’t believe that you are gone,’ one friend wrote on Facebook.
‘In such a little time you became one of the best mates anyone could ask for. I sat in your room today waiting for you to come home in disbelief.
‘Rest easy bro, forever missed but never forgotten. I love you brother.’
Another added: ‘RIP Tucka Henschke. Thankyou for all the good times we had, they will not be forgotten. Always the life of the party. Fly high bro.’
A third friend said he would live forever within their hearts.
He was described by another as one of the ‘hardest, kindest and most special people I could ever know’.
His brother Kamryn said Alek had been an amazing sibling who would be dearly missed.
‘He was like, “Blood is blood, don’t forget that. You’re the most important thing to me”,’ he told Channel Seven.
‘It was amazing to see so many people coming out and giving their love (for him).’
According to a witness Henschke’s bike clipped a car waiting at traffic lights and slammed into three other vehicles