A MAN who died in a crash at the beginning of December has been named as an inquest opens into his death.

Peter Wayne George, of Somerton, died on the A303 near Thruxton following a collision in morning of December 1.

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Chief area coroner Christopher Wilkinson said that drivers reported that the 49-year-old was seen driving somewhat erratically in a red Mini Cooper before colliding with the central reservation and a lorry.

The car rolled, with Mr George being ejected from the vehicle. Emergency services attended and he was pronounced dead at the scene – the cause of death has been given as multiple injuries.

Mr Wilkinson adjourned the inquest at Winchester Coroner's Court and a full inquest will be heard on November 26, 2024.