May 21, 2011
Inquest held into teenager's death in crash near Burnham-On-Sea
inquest into the death of 19-year-old Billy Davis, whose car burst
into flames after crashing on the A370 in East Brent last September,
has been held this week.
coroner Michael Rose issued a narrative verdict after considering
the Weston teenager's injuries following the crash in the early
hours of September 18th, 2010.
Rose said: "The deceased died when the BMW he was driving
on the A370 Weston Road at East Brent left the carriageway at
approximately 2.10am on 18th September and subsequently caught
accident would in all probability not have occurred if the driver
had adhered to the speed limit, not consumed an excessive amount
of alcohol and a speed camera near the scene had not been removed."
recorded that the cause of death had been due to "multiple
September that the road had been closed for several hours
while emergency services were at
the scene, pictured above.
The scene at the crash site following the crash last September