Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Manx Grand Prix visitor John Greenwell died from multiple trauma

Creg Ny Baa back road (B12) near the junction with Honey Hill Image copyright Google
Image caption Mr Greenwell died on the Creg Ny Baa back road (B12) near the junction with Honey Hill

A Manx Grand Prix visitor from Oxfordshire died from multiple trauma after crashing his motorbike on the Isle of Man, an inquest has heard.

John Greenwell, 58, died on the Creg Ny Baa back road (B12) near the junction with Honey Hill on 28 August.

The inquest at Douglas courthouse heard the mechanic's body was discovered in a ditch shortly after after a ride-out with friends.

He was pronounced dead at the scene with two collapsed lungs.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash and coroner John Needham opened and adjourned the inquest while police investigations continue.

Mr Needham offered his sincere condolences to Mr Greenwell's family.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites