A DRIVER was killed when his vehicle struck a tree, an inquest heard.

Harry Turner, 29, of Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, died in the collision on Longwood Road, Owslebury, near Winchester, on Tuesday December 17.

A post mortem by consultant pathologist Dr Balvinder Shoker at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester said the cause of death was multiple injuries, to be further investigated.

Senior coroner Christopher Wilkinson adjourned the inquest until April10.