Inquest opened into death of mother killed in A149 crash

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 40-year-old woman who was killed in a Boxing Day crash in which her 11-year-old son was also seriously injured.

Zephra Sharon Marie Aldred, from Hemsby, was the driver of a grey Citroen C3 car that was involved in a crash with a red Toyota Hilux on the A149 Stalham Road at Worstead, near North Walsham, at just after 9.40am on Sunday, December 26.

Norfolk Coroner William Armstrong, who opened the inquest, said she was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and pronounced dead shortly after her arrival.

The preliminary post mortem report provided by Dr Timothy Barker states that the cause of death was multiple injuries.

Mr Armstrong adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed.

As previously reported the victim's son suffered head injuries in the crash and is being treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, where he is said to be in a stable condition.

His 13-year-old sister received minor injuries and has been released from hospital.

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Anyone with any information about the crash should call police on 0845 456 4567.