Man who died in crash near Norfolk Showground named
PUBLISHED: 14:02 03 December 2019 | UPDATED: 15:33 03 December 2019
A man who died in a crash near Norfolk Showground has been named.
Benjamin Gardiner, 37, was the driver of a blue Subaru Legacy which crashed into two pedestrians.
It happened at about 5pm on Friday, November 22 on the A1074 Dereham Road.
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An inquest was opened at Norfolk coroner's court in Norwich on Tuesday, December 3. It heard that Mr Gardiner, who was born in Norwich, died from multiple injuries due to a road traffic collision.
The student, of Blackhorse Close, Scarning, near Dereham, died at the scene. The inquest was adjourned by senior coroner Jacqueline Lake to May 6 next year.
As reported, one of the pedestrians, Viorel Petroi, 48, was also pronounced dead at the scene.
The second pedestrian, Daniella Radi, who is in her 50s, sustained life-changing injuries and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.