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Inquest: Great Barton collision victim Egidijus Linauskas has been hitch-hiking

A man who died after being involved in a collision with a lorry at Great Barton had been hitch-hiking, a coroners court has heard.

Egidijus Linauskas suffered life-threatening head, neck and back injuries in the incident on the A143 shortly after 11am on July 1.

On Friday, Suffolk Coroners Court in Ipswich was told that Mr Linauskas was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge where died on July 11.

The corroner recorded an open conclusion (15087167)
The corroner recorded an open conclusion (15087167)

Senior Suffolk Coroner Nigel Parsley heard that a post mortem examination showed that Mr Linauskas died as a result of a hypoxic brain injury.

The inquest was formally opened by Mr Parsley who said that a full hearing into the death of Mr Linauskas, of no fixed abode but who was originally from Lithuania, is due to take place on February 18.

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