St Ann crash claims the life of a granddad

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Donald Webb, otherwise called ‘Danny’, a 58-year-old welder of Jack Lodge, Discovery Bay, St Ann, died from injuries he received in a motor vehicle crash along the Old Folly main road in the parish on Sunday.

Reports from the Discovery Bay police are that about 5:40 a.m., a police team was on patrol in the area when they got reports of a body that was seen along the roadway, and went to investigate.

On arrival, they also saw a damaged pedal cycle.

Investigations revealed that Webb and his grandson were riding along the road, when they were hit by a motorcar, with the driver not stopping.

The two were taken to hospital, where Webb was pronounced dead and the boy was treated and released.

The Discovery Bay police are appealing to anyone who can assist with their investigations to contact them at 972-2233, the police 119 emergency number, or the nearest police station.

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