The boy who died in a crash with an ambulance while on an e-bike has been described as "the most sweetest, kindest boy ever" by his heartbroken mum.

Saul Cookson, 15, tragically died after a road traffic collision on Langworthy Road, Salford yesterday, Thursday, June 8, when an e-bike he was on collided with an ambulance.

His mum, Emma Frendo, said: “Saul was a much-loved son, brother, grandson, and nephew, loved by all that met him.

“He was the sweetest, most kindest boy ever, and always had the biggest infectious smile and was full of love.”

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Police officers had been following Saul at around 2pm along Fitzwarren Street and onto Lower Seedley Road in Salford.

Bollards prevented the police vehicle from continuing to follow the e-bike.

Shortly after, the e-bike was involved with a crash with an ambulance on Langworthy Road and the 15-year-old died.

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GMP issued a statement last night, saying: " GMP traffic officers began following a boy riding an e-bike along Fitzwarren Street in Salford, onto Lower Seedley Road.

"Bollards prevented the police vehicle from continuing to follow the e-bike. "A short time later a road traffic collision occurred between the e-bike and an ambulance on Langworthy Road. The 15-year-old boy riding the e-bike sadly died.

"In line with normal proceedings, the incident has been referred to IOPC who are now leading the investigation.

"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the boy who tragically died."