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Local racer died from massive blunt force trauma

Fri, 17 Apr 2015

Douglas Courthouse
Douglas Courthouse

A motorcycle rider from Ramsey died from massive blunt force trauma after he hit a wall at high speed.

46-year-old Gary Carswell was pronounced dead at Noble's Hospital on Saturday, April 11th after an incident at Jurby Motodrome.

The civil engineer had been taking part in a practice session when he hit the wall and stopped breathing.

A post-mortem showed he had suffered multiple injuries predominantly to his thorax.

Coroner of Inquests John Needham opened his inquest this morning - adjourning it to a date to be fixed.

Mr Carswell's body has now been released to his family so funeral arrangements can take place. 

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