SCORES of tributes have been paid to a 17-year-old who tragically lost his life in a moped accident.
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have been awash with family and friends of Bradley Lloyd.
Dozens of floral tributes and messages have now been left at the spot in Grafton Road, Stapenhill, where the teenager was killed on Sunday evening.
In a statement posted on his Facebook site, relatives said: “God bless you son.”
Another said: “RIP little bro. This doesn’t seem real.
“You will always be my sexy little man.
“You will never be forgotten and always be my cheeky chops baby brother. Sleep tight.”
Jamie Manlove posted: “RIP cousin.
“You will always be in my heart – going to miss you.
Shelby Prescott said: “God bless you Bradley, love you forever matey.
“So proud to say your my little bro.”
Sharmayne Pearce wrote: “RIP young man – my thoughts go out to your family and friends.”
Despite the outpouring of grief for the youngster, Staffordshire Police said there still not had been a formal identification.
Officers are also still trying to speak to several potential witnesses who were out and about in the area when the incident took place.
A spokesman for the force said: “The police investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing.
“We are aware that there will be a significant number of witnesses who officers are keen to speak to about the incident, as reports indicate a number of residents were in the streets at the time due to the fine weather.
“Specially trained officers are working to support and inform the young man’s family at this very difficult time.”
The force has also reiterated its message for people not to speculate about the details surrounding the crash on social networking sites.
Anyone with information is urged to call Staffordshire Police on 101.