A 15-year-old boy died when he was knocked off his bike as he went to collect his own birthday cake. Nahid Islam was pronounced dead after being hit by a motorcycle in Belsize Park, north London, on Saturday afternoon.
His heartbroken family revealed the teenager was on his way to pick up a cake for his 16th birthday party the following afternoon. Dozens of friends gathered for a vigil near the junction where he died and there is now a sea of flowers, candles and birthday balloons. Police said the uninjured biker stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made.
His older brother, Sunny Rahman, a 21-year-old student, told the London Evening Standard : “He was the best little brother, he was loved by everyone. No-one would had a bad word to say about him, never once saw him angry in his entire life.”