AN INQUEST into the death of a teenager in Oswestry will be opened later this week.

Aidan George Pritchard, 19, died last Wednesday, January 19 following a car crash on the Trefonen Road in Oswestry.

Coroner for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, John Ellery, will open the hearing at Shirehall in Shrewsbury on Thursday, January 27.

Following the collision, which involved three vehicles, police issued an appeal for information.

Officers are asking anyone who may have any information or dash-cam footage of this incident to contact 101, quoting reference number 573i of January 19 or report it online via the website

Alternatively, if you have information but don’t feel comfortable speaking to police, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers by contacting them online or by calling 0800 555 111.