Family pays heartfelt tribute to West Yorkshire road crash victim

Tributes have been paid to a 'very special' grandfather who died after a road crash in West Yorkshire.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 12th May 2017, 11:20 am
Updated Monday, 15th May 2017, 9:27 am
Gerald Warren.
Gerald Warren.

Gerald Warren, 81, was hit by a car in Horbury, near Wakefield, last Friday, May 5.

Mr Warren, known as Joe, was taken to hospital but died from his injuries.

In a statement released today, his family said: “[He] liked to spend time in his greenhouse and garden, he also liked socialising in Wakefield, Ossett and Horbury with his friends and family.

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“He loved to live life to the full and was loved by all who knew him.

“He had a great sense of humour and he will be very sadly missed by all who knew him.

“Gone but never forgotten, he was a very special dad and granddad.”

Mr Warren, of Horbury, was struck by a purple Chrysler PT Cruiser on Westfield Road at about 7.45pm.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to ring West Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 13170202928.