The man who died following a collision has been named as Terry Alan Long.
Mr Long, 23, of St Neots, was driving along the A1’s southbound carriageway when he collided with a building.
The collision occurred at 6pm on Sunday evening (December 15). His Rover 200 was the only car involved.
After hitting the building, on the junction with St Neots Road, the car landed back in the carriageway.
Mr Long was taken to Bedford Hospital but he later died.
A coroner’s inquest has been opened and adjourned today (Tuesday, December 17). The cause of death is listed as severe head and chest injuries.
The adjournment date is Wednesday, June 4.