THE teenager who died after a moped crash in Southampton has been identified.

As previously reported, a 19-year-old victim was rushed to Southampton General after a collision at the junction of Kathleen Road and Botany Road.

He has now been identified as Daniel Richard Gale. His moped collided with a taxi on August 30.

Mr Gale was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead the following day.

An inquest opening heard that Mr Gale lived in Portal Road, Sholing.

A post mortem report by Dr Adnan Al Badri states the preliminary cause of death as severe head injuries.

Area coroner Jason Pegg adjourned the full inquest to May 21 2021.