Sam Johnson, Cause of Death: Sam Johnson, 25-year-old, of Jarrow, South Tyneside, passed away tragically in a car accident on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Sam is a true supporter of New Castle Fc home and away. He tragically died following a collision in Gateshead. He was a first-class honors graduate of Northumbria University and was in the final stages of his accountancy professional qualifications at a city-based accountancy firm. He is a much-loved son of Christine and Carl. His death was announced on Facebook by Northumbria Police on their Facebook page.
According to the Northumbria Police statement some minutes after 5 am on Sunday, they received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a heavy goods vehicle on the A194(M) eastbound. Emergency services attended the scene of the collision, near the junction with the A195 and Follingsby Lane, and the pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Sadly, Sam Johnson, 25, of Jarrow died on Sunday evening. Circumstances surrounding the collision which resulted in Sam’s death. is still under investigation, the driver of the HGV remained at the scene and is supporting officers with their investigation.
Northumbria Police also said in their post that they are determined to find out what happened in the moments immediately before this collision, and would continue to ask any witnesses or anybody with information that they think could assist their investigation to get in touch. Anyone with any information contacts them via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of our website or by calling 101 quoting reference NP-20211121-0251.
Sam Johnson’s obituary will be organized by the family
Photo Credit (PC) goes to Northumbria Police