Inquest into Penryn car crash death of former Deputy Lord Lieutenant to start tomorrow

Inquest into Penryn car crash death of former Deputy Lord Lieutenant to start tomorrow

Inquest into Penryn car crash death of former Deputy Lord Lieutenant to start tomorrow

First published in News

The inquest into the deaths of Penryn woman, Bridget Toy, and former Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Jeremy Tetley, who died in a car crash at Treluswell last July, is to be held in Truro next Wednesday (March 12).

Lt. Commander Jeremy Tetley, RN (Retired), 82, had been driving his friend’s BMW 3-series when it was struck by a tipper lorry at the junction of Brown’s Hill.

Mrs Toy, 61, had been a back seat passenger while her husband, Nigel, had been in |the front passenger seat and escaped with his life.

Mrs Toy and Mr Tetley had been pronounced dead at the scene. The 22-year-old driver of the Fiat Ducato flatbed truck, from Penzance, suffered only minor injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

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