A FULL-time carer has died after ‘losing control’ of his vehicle and striking a wall.

Tony Pitter, 20, of Cheneys Piece, Benson, was driving on the B480 in Chiselhampton when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a wall on March 7.

He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital but he died a few days later on March 12 at about 2.06am.

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An inquest opening at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Thursday (March 21) heard that a medical cause of death has been given as traumatic brain injury and polytrauma following a road traffic accident.

A full inquest date to establish the circumstances surrounding Mr Pitter’s death will take place at the same court on August 8 at 10am.