Couple died of severe injuries following A1075 collision, inquest hears
PUBLISHED: 17:30 11 September 2019 | UPDATED: 17:30 11 September 2019
Inquests have been opened into the deaths of a married couple who were killed in a collision on a Norfolk road.
Andrew and Jean Crawford, died on Wednesday, August 28, after the white Kia Rio car they were travelling in was involved in a collision on the A1075 at Great Hockham.
Mr Crawford, 72, the driver, died at the scene, while Mrs Crawford, 74, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, (NNUH) and died of her injuries.
Inquests into Mr and Mrs Crawford's death were opened at Norfolk Coroner's Court on Wednesday, September 11.
Area coroner Yvonne Blake heard the couple were both former slaughterhouse workers and lived in Watton.
Mr Crawford's medical cause of death was given as multiple injuries and severe thoraxic trauma, and Mrs Crawford's was given as severe thoraxic injuries including a ruptured liver.
The inquests were both adjourned to a paper review on Wednesday, November 27 at Norfolk Coroner's Court.