“He sustained life threatening injuries in an accident two months ago,” explains a post on his official Facebook page, “but fought hard until finally succumbing to those injuries at 11.35am BST today. His wife, Jenny, was at his side.”
Way helped found UFO alongside singer Phil Mogg, guitarist Mick Bolton and drummer Andy Parker in 1968, and performed on their first 10 studio albums before departing in 1982 to form Fastway with Motorhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clark. He returned to UFO six years later, and ultimately served as their bass player for over 30 years.
He is survived by two daughters, Zowie and Charlotte and his younger brother, Neill.
This is a developing story.