Memorial tribute is paid to Belford man

Friends turned out in force for a moving tribute to Baz Carmon, who was killed in an accident on the A1 two years ago.

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 16:17 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 16:20 pm
Some of Baz's friends from Alnwick head up the A1.

Cars, with blue ribbons on their bonnets, drove in convoy from Blyth to Berwick last weekend to remember the car-mad dad-of-three.

Baz, who lived in Belford, died in a head-on collision on the A1 at Newton on the Moor on April 8, 2017.

Baz Carmon

A Ford Transit van, travelling the wrong way on the northbound carriageway, hit Baz’s Subaru Impreza, who was heading north.

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Last Saturday’s Baz Memorial Meet was organised by Sam Robinson, who said: “It was brilliant.

“There was a good turnout to show support for his family and to show he hasn’t been forgotten.

“The car scene still think of him all the time and he’s still classed as family to everyone.

“He is highly missed but seeing how many people turned up hopefully brought a bit of comfort to his family.”

The convoy of cars met up at Blyth beach, from where they headed north, past the site of the accident, through Belford to Berwick.

Ben Dodds, who took part, said: “We are overwhelmed with the turnout and glad to be a part of it.”

On Sunday, Baz’s cousin Robin Foulis organised another tribute with Subaru drivers meeting at the Purdy Lodge before driving to the Belford Classic Car Show.