Wolverhampton woman, 26, killed in crash is named

A Wolverhampton woman who died after a car hit a bridge and ended up in a ditch near Albrighton has been named.

Wolverhampton woman, 26, killed in crash is named

Lithuanian factory worker Dolvie Piktuizyte - also known as Rasa Markute, of Brockfield House, Hobgate Road, in Heath Town - was the front-seat passenger in a blue Vauxhall Corsa that was discovered on its roof in a brook by a member of the public.

The crash happened on the A464 Holyhead Road, at the junction of Church Road in Boningale on April 17.

The inquest, which was held in Telford, heard that a member of the public had found the car upside down in the ditch near the Horns of Boningale pub at about 11.20pm.

The coroner was told that they then called the emergency services who rushed to the scene.

The 26-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The inquest was adjourned until August when it will resume in Shrewsbury.

It was also revealed that an unnamed 22-year-old man, who was driving the car, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham, with chest injuries following the crash.

Police asked anyone who witnessed the crash or saw the car, which was travelling from the direction of Kinsgwood Common, to contact them on 101 quoting incident 718S of April 16.

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