Student died of multiple injuries after collision with cement mixer, inquest hears

A cement lorry has been involved in a crash on Dereham Road in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

A cement lorry has been involved in a crash on Dereham Road in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer. - Credit: Archant

An 18-year-old student died of multiple injuries after being involved in a crash with a cement mixer, an inquest heard.

Floral tributes left at scene of crash on Dereham Road where Bethany Alexander was killed. Picture P

Floral tributes left at scene of crash on Dereham Road where Bethany Alexander was killed. Picture Peter Walsh - Credit: Archant

Bethany Alexander, from Costessey, died on the Dereham Road on February 15 as she was driving a VW Polo.

At the opening of the inquest into her death this morning, a histopathologist report stated the medical cause of death was multiple injuries due to a road traffic collision.

A full inquest will be held at the Norfolk Coroner's Court on July 31.


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