Inquest adjourned into case of Woodbridge widower hit by car

The fatal collision happened at the junction between St John's Hill and Castle Street in Woodbridge

The fatal collision happened at the junction between St John's Hill and Castle Street in Woodbridge Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

The inquest into the death of a 90-year-old widower who died after a road collision in Woodbridge has been opened and adjourned until later this year.

Peter Grimer, from Victoria Road in Woodbridge died at Ipswich Hospital on August 8 this year.

Mr Grimer had been struck by a car when crossing the road at the junction of St John’s Hill and Castle Street in Woodbridge.

Mr Grimer was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he later died of complications arising from his injuries.

Mr Grimer, 90, was the widower of Margaret Grimer and was known to his family as ‘Frog’.


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The inquest heard that Mr Grimer had contracted a chest infection in hospital and later hyponatremia, a lack of sodium in the blood.

Assistant coroner for Suffolk Dr Dan Sharpstone adjourned the inquest into Mr Grimer’s death until December.

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A date for the inquest has yet to be confirmed.

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