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Inquest reveals TT visitor died of massive blunt force trauma

Tue, 09 Jun 2015

Douglas Courthouse
Douglas Courthouse

A TT visitor who died after crashing on the Mountain Road suffered massive blunt force trauma.

60-year-old Charles Hughes was pronounced dead at Noble's Hospital on Sunday, May 31st after a road traffic collision earlier that day.

The inquest into the Warrington man's death was officially opened at Douglas Courthouse yesterday.

Mr Hughes, who was a specialist welder, was riding his motorbike when he hit the roadside banking.

A post mortem showed he had nine separate types of injury.

Coroner of Inquests John Needham released Mr Hughes' body so that funeral arrangements can take place - the inquest has been adjourned to a date to be fixed. 

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