Flowers left at roadside after Sunderland man Jake Miller died on A690
Floral tributes have been laid near to the spot where a popular Sunderland man died after he was involved in a collision with a car.
He was struck by a white Toyota Avensis and it was confirmed the 24-year-old had died at the scene.
As his friends and family come to terms with their sudden loss, bouquets have been laid at the side of the road.
They have sent their thanks to all those who have offered their support at such an “impossibly difficult time” have have asked to be left to grieve in peace.
On Facebook Sandra Edwards said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Jake's family.
“A lovely young man, such a terrible shame.
“Another young life cut short. Rip Jake.”
Sarah Hutchings added: “RIP young man.
“Hope your family can get strength from the wonderful memories they made with you.”
Durham Constabulary has appealed for anyone who may have seen the vehicle or Jake or around the time of the collision.
Collision investigators have also said they are keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage taken in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call the force on 101.