AN elderly woman killed in a collision with a car in Poole has been named.

Mary Wallwork died after the accident involving a white Renault Megane at 7.45pm on Wednesday February 19 in Herbert Avenue.

An inquest opened this morning heard that Mrs Wallwork of 34, Ralph Jessop Court, Wyvern Road, Poole died of head injuries.

She was 83.

The hearing was adjourned to June 26.

The collision took place near the junction with Stanfield Avenue.