Sharing an update to his charity Love Your Sister‘s Facebook page, the 43-year-old Home and Away alum shared details from the incident and how his health is faring.
“Woot, I’m home!” Johnson’s post began.
“So, I got into a dust-up with a small white vehicle, and lost badly! Huge props to the gang at Ambulance Victoria, VicPol, The Alfred and The Epworth for putting this Humpty back together again.”
“Won’t bore you with all the medical stuffski, suffice to say I’ve been surrounded by a gang of experts, including the Occupational Therapist, who says it’s OK for me to go back to work on ‘light duties’ today!” Johnson wrote, before saying that it takes a while to “un-wonk yourself” after being hit by a vehicle of any size.
“Full recovery is within my grasp, I’ve just got a lot more work ahead of me,” he said. The Molly star also said he has to spend the next four weeks in a neck brace.
Johnson ended his message saying he is “very lucky to be OK” and, as he has seen first-hand the “difference that medical research can make,” he encouraged his followers to “lend [him] a hand while [he’s] getting betterer” and support his charity Love Your Sister, which raises money for cancer research.
On June 21, Johnson’s older sister Hilde Hinton broke the news of the incident to his fans via a Facebook post.
“I wish I didn’t have to tell you this,” Hinton wrote.
“Early Saturday night [June 19] Sam was on his way to visit family when he was accidentally hit by a car. Our Ambos got him picked up and tucked away safely in hospital in record time. I followed them in.”
Hinton, like Johnson would over a month later, praised the “fantastical medical staff” who she said were “in overdrive” taking care of Johnson’s “sore head.”
Hinton shared two more updates from the hospital, and in the first of which, Hinton admitted she got emotional when she got to “touch his actual face.”
Hinton’s second update — again shared to Love Your Sister’s Facebook page — showed a photo of Johnson’s hands intertwined with hers, where Johnson’s hands appeared heavily grazed and scabbed from the incident.
Johnson and his late sister Connie started Love Your Sister in 2012, with the aim to raise $10 million for cancer research.
Connie suffered from bone cancer at age 11, uterine cancer at age 22 and breast cancer at age 33, before passing away in September 2017 at the age of 40, a day after being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia.
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