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Downham Market man Cameron Lewis named as person who died after crash on A10 at Southery as inquest opened

A man in his 20s who died after a crash on the A10 at Southery has been named as the inquest into his death was opened.

Downham man Cameron Lewis, 22, died after a collision involving a VW Transporter and a VW Golf last Wednesday evening.

The inquest into Cameron’s death was opened at Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Norwich this morning.

The A10 at Southery. Picture: Google Maps
The A10 at Southery. Picture: Google Maps

The hearing was told that his occupation was a HGV driver and that his cause of death was a severe head injury due to a road traffic collision.

Area coroner for Norfolk Samantha Goward adjourned the inquest, with a review scheduled for July 29.

Last week, police launched an appeal for witnesses following the collision, which happened at 9.08pm at the junction for the B1160.

Officers said the Golf driver died at the scene, while the driver of the Transporter, a man in his 60s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed while emergency services, including an air ambulance, firefighters and paramedics, attended the scene.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who may have any relevant dashcam footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police quoting reference NC-24042024-372 by reporting it online, emailing sciu@norfolk.police.uk or calling 101.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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