By Emily Webber For Mailonline
Published: 23:45 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 23:52 BST, 14 August 2020
UFO bass player Pete Way has died aged 69 after suffering 'life-threatening' injuries in an accident two months ago which eventually led to his death.
The legendary founder of the iconic rock band died with his wife Jenny by his side on Friday morning.
The father-of-two, who also founded groups Waysted and Fastway, leaves behind daughters Zowie and Charlotte.
Icon: UFO bass player Pete Way has died aged 69 after suffering 'life-threatening' injuries in an accident two months ago which eventually led to his death
His passing was announced on the Pete Way Official Facebook page in a statement which read: 'Iconic bass player Pete Way founder of UFO, Waysted and, latterly, The Pete Way Band has died.
'He sustained life threatening injuries in an accident two months ago but fought hard until finally succumbing to those injuries at 11.35am BST today. His wife, Jenny, was at his side.
'Pete Way was a much loved and highly regarded figure