TRIBUTES have been paid to a 40-year-old man who died after getting out of a moving taxi.

Paul Burrows, from Brierfield, died following injuries he suffered after jumping out of the taxi in Burnley on Sunday morning. 

He landed in the middle of the road, later dying from his injuries in Royal Preston Hospital.

Now, Mr Burrows’ family have paid tribute have been paid to the ‘loving’ husband and father. 

They said: “Paul was a much loved and caring husband, father, son and brother who will be missed more than words can say and who will be in our hearts forever.”

Nephew, Josh Wilson, said: “Paul was one of the nicest men anyone could ask for.

 “He would have helped absolutely anyone in need, he was just that type of person.

“He truly loved my auntie and his kids and he’ll surely be missed by everyone who ever was lucky enough to know him.

“Gonna miss seeing him fly round in his Subaru.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident or who assisted Mr Burrows and other occupants in the taxi prior to the emergency services attending.

Sgt Marc Glass said: “This was a tragic incident and my thoughts and those of my investigation team are with the family at this sad and difficult time and I am appealing for anyone who has information or who helped Paul on the night to contact the police on 101.”