Alpheton fatal crash: Woman died from broken back
A driver and his passenger died in a two-vehicle crash, an inquest heard.
A Mini Cooper and a BMW collided on the A134 near Alpheton, near Sudbury at 11:30 BST on 31 August.
The inquest opening heard that Regina Brook, 79, from Bures Hamlet in Essex, was a passenger in the BMW and she died from chest injuries and a broken back.
The driver, Bruno Delmonte, 69, of Alphamstone near Bures, died at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge from severe injuries on 1 September.
The inquest in Ipswich was adjourned for a date yet to be fixed.
The driver of the Mini Cooper, a woman in her 30s, was treated in hospital for potentially life-changing injuries and has been recovering at home, Suffolk Police said.