Inquest opens into death of popular lorry driver killed in massive crash on M27

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An inquest has opened into the death of a popular lorry driver who was killed in a massive crash on the M27 in February.

Michal Kaminski. Pic: Family/Hants police

Michal Kaminski. Pic: Family/Hants police
Michal Kaminski. Pic: Family/Hants police | family/police

Michal Kaminski, 36, was killed in the incident on the M27 near Eastleigh on Wednesday, February 21. An inquest into his death was opened at Winchester Coroners' Court on Monday by coroner Chris Wilkinson.

It follows the three-vehicle collision on the M27 westbound near junction 5 that saw the motorway closed for over a day - with the lorry bursting into flames hours after the crash. Michal, of Devizes Road, Salisbury, was delivering flooring for Salesmark West Limited in Salisbury at the time of the crash.

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The inquest heard an initial cause of death has been given as multiple injuries. The full inquest will take place in Winchester on June 30 next year.

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