A 26-year-old man bled to death after suffering severe injuries when he kicked a glass door, an inquest heard.

Builders’ mate Aaron Buckland, also known as Reece Buckland, of East Street, Portland, died of injuries sustained at a flat in Weymouth, Assistant Dorset Coroner Brendan Allen was told.

The inquest, held at Bournemouth Town Hall yesterday, heard police were called to Alexandra Court in Alexandra Road on December 29.

Mr Buckland had suffered significant injuries and substantial blood loss.

A post mortem examination revealed he died of hypovolemia – blood loss – as a result of a fatal leg injury.

The inquest was adjourned until July 17 to allow for further inquiries to be carried out.