Saturday 21 April 2018

Inquest to open on horror UK crash that killed boy

Ralph Riegel

Ralph Riegel

AN INQUEST into the death of a 16-month-old Irish boy who was killed alongside his unborn sister in a crash in the UK last week will be held on Monday.

A Devon coroner will open the inquest into the death of Oisin Twomey from Meelin, Co Cork, as his parents, Con (39) and Elber (36), continue to fight for their lives in a Plymouth hospital, following the head-on collision on July 6.

Their unborn child, Elber Marie, who was due to be delivered in December, did not survive emergency surgery.

The coroner's inquest will be held in Plymouth at 10am on Monday -- and will also deal with the death of Marek Wojciechowski (20), the Polish taxi driver who died in the crash.

Mr Wojciechowski is now the focus of a British police probe amid fears he may have deliberately veered his Vauxhall Vectra car at speed into the Twomey family's Volkswagen Golf. A friend found a suspected suicide note and alerted police about it.

Irish Independent

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