residents call for safety boost after seventh crash in a decade
in Burnham-On-Sea's Oxford Street have this week called for safety
improvements after SEVEN crashes in the space of a decade.
Haywood's wall and fence were damaged during Monday's
crash when a car slammed into a block of flats, closing the
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is a dangerous stretch of
road given the large amount of accidents we've seen here - seven
in ten years."
needs to be done to improve safety before someone is hurt. I'd
like to see the speed limit reduced from 30mph to 15 or 20mph
and metal safety bars introduced along the pavements to keep pedestrians
surface of the road also needs to be looked at by the council
too - it seems to be slippery."
comments come after we reported here
that a yellow Polo had been left embedded in the wall of Crown
Gardens flats in Oxford Street at 1.15am on Monday, as pictured
below, forcing several shocked residents to be evacuated.
Top, resident Alison Haywood and, above, the crashed car