safety calls after second crash at Burnham accident blackspot
safety concerns have been raised this week after a second crash
in a month at an accident blackspot near Burnham-On-Sea.
people were taken to hospital after their Vauxhall Corsa left
the road in Burnham Moor Lane and ended up on its side in a water-filled
ditch yesterday (Monday), as pictured here.
fire engines and two ambulances were among the emergency services
sent to the scene at about 12.30pm.
Stanes from South Western Ambulance Service told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We received a call at 12.36pm from the fire service to attend
a single vehicle road traffic collision. Two patients were involved
- one an elderly female - and both were taken to Weston General
Hospital with minor injuries."
Moor Lane has seen several similar accidents in recent years,
including one just
last month, prompting calls for a re-think on safety.
Bill Hancock, who lives at the nearby Oaktree Arena, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's time that some safety improvements are made. New road
markings warning motorists to go slow are needed. Sadly, it's
only time before there is a serious accident here and someone