March 7, 2011
accident prompts calls for pavement repairs
town councillor in Highbridge has this week backed residents calls
for damaged pavements to be urgently repaired following an accident
on Saturday (March 5th).
Joe Leach has called on Somerset County Council to fix broken
kerb stones along Church Street after a pensioner was injured.
ambulance was called to Church Street on Saturday morning, as
pictured, after a lady suffered head injuries when her mobility
scooter toppled over at the junction with King Street.
Leach, pictured with concerned local resident Alan Miller, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The lady's scooter overturned when one
of its wheels hit a cracked kerb stone."
is one of several kerbs and pavements along Church Street which
urgently need work to bring them up to standard."
is calling on Somerset County Council's Highways Department to
step in and make the repairs.
added: "This is a very busy road in a residential area and
it's appalling that pavements are such a poor state of disrepair."
are Cllr Leach and local resident Alan Miller besides one of the
damaged kerb stones in Church