An 85-year-old woman died after falling down the stairs, an inquest heard.

Olga Shugar, of Blakes Field, Didcot, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford after the fall on December 22, 2013, but the retired retail assistant died of traumatic brain injury five days later, the inquest at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court on Wednesday heard.

Assistant coroner for Oxfordshire, Nicholas Graham, recorded a verdict of accidental death.