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Treacherously slippy new road surface at bottom of Morrell Avenue

Reported anonymously at 13:34, Monday 13 May 2019

The recently resurfaced section at the bottom of Morrell Avenue is very slippy for cyclists when wet. I was cycling from St Clements towards the Churchill hospital on Thursday last week when my wheels slipped on the road surface and I was thrown into the middle of the carriageway. I sustained severe bruising to my face, needed a 5cm laceration of my eyebrow stitching by the plastic surgeons and fractured my left wrist. I count myself lucky that the car behind me was able to stop in time. I had new tyres on my bike 3 weeks ago. I was aware that the road is slippy when wet as I had skidded several times when descending in the past few weeks, so am cautious about that section of the road. The casualty officer said they had already had 3 previous cases in the preceding few days who had fallen off in the same stretch of road when wet. I presume that there is a fault with the road surface, and I am concerned that there will be a much more serious accident if a surface that is safe for bicycles is not applied very soon.



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