Dec 26 2014
MUSLIM man, Mobein Ali, 19, mows down native British couple with his car in a hit-and-run horror in Manchester on Christmas Eve, killing both of them, who between them leave behind 15 children.
Express (h/t Susan K) The Muslim driver was yesterday charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Mobein Ali, 19, will appear in court in Manchester today. The crash happened on Manchester’s Princess Parkway, a busy main thoroughfare south of the city around 10.15pm on Tuesday. The couple were crossing the road when they were hit by a blue Vauxhall corsa.
Last night family members paid tribute. Mr Ward’s son Mike, 24, was a finalist on the BBc one show The Voice last year. He said on Facebook: “can’t get over it… So sad that you’re gone Dad and so sudden. “Saddest thing is not getting the chance to say goodbye but I know you were very proud of me and all your children.”
Ms Jolly was pronounced dead at the scene on Tuesday night, despite the efforts of paramedics. Mr Ward died in hospital on christmas eve.
Three other people, a man aged 59 and two women aged 19 and 47, in connection with this case were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. They remain on police bail.