Tributes to 'beautiful' Janet Carey who died following South Shields bus collision
A 51-year-old woman who died following a collision with a bus in South Shields has been described as ‘beautiful’ in touching tributes from her family and the local community.
Janet Louise Carey’s loved have shared their heartbreak, describing the 51-year-old as a ‘beautiful soul’ as they released a statement through Northumbria Police on Tuesday, September 1.
An investigation into her death is continuing following the fatal collision which occurred shortly before 9am on Saturday, August 29, between the E6 Stagecoach service on Chichester Road, close to its junction with Westoe Road and Imeary Street.
Janet was pronounce dead at the scene.
In a tribute, her loved ones said Janet was “a beautiful soul, tragically taken too soon from her loving family and friends.”
Specialist family liaison officers are offering support to Janet’s family and floral tributes were left at the scene over the weekend.
The road remained closed for a number of hours while inquiries got underway.
Northumbria Police are still appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or may have dashcam footage from the surrounding area to come forward.
Here’s what readers have said on the Shields Gazette Facebook page as tributes continue to pour in:
Janice Welsh: “RIP Janet a beautiful lady. Thinking of all your family at this sad time. Fly high with the angels.”
Andrea Evans: “RIP, thoughts are with your family and everyone involved in this terrible incident. Bless you all.”
Fiona Clark: “Heartbreaking news, my thoughts are with the Carey family.”
Hayley Weetman: “Thinking of all her friends and family at this very sad time. RIP and thoughts go out to the bus driver.”
Amanda Robertson: “This will stay with me forever thoughts and prayers to your family and friends. RIP beautiful.”
Kamylah Momat: “My thoughts are with you all. Janet was a beautiful person. So so sad RIP Janet.”
Vikki Biggs: “So sorry for the loss of this beautiful lady. Absolutely devastating, thinking of her family.”
Irene Parker: “Thinking of all your family at this very sad time. RIP Janet.”
Elaine Clark: “So tragic. My heart goes out to her family and friends.”