TRAGIC teenager Paul Warne died of multiple injuries when his car collided with a tree, a Bournemouth inquest heard.

The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Hurn Road, Avon Castle on Saturday March 22, Coroner Sheriff Payne was told.

Paul, of Carnarvon Road, Boscombe was on his way to work in Verwood when his green Renault Clio left the road at 8.50am.

A full inquest will be held at a date to be fixed.

Paul, a former pupil of Portchester School in Bournemouth, had worked at Automotive Vehicle Services since leaving school at the age of 16.

He had recently moved out of his family home and lived with friends.