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Anti-skid surface worn out leading to many accidents

Reported via desktop in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 17:03, Wed 5 October 2022

Sent to Leicestershire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3870630.

This is a notorious bend where over the years dozens of cars have ended up in one of the hedges or ditches due to being taking through the bend too fast. Years ago the incidence of cars leaving the road dramatically improved when an anti-slip surface was laid. This surface is now worn out in places and cars are once again being trashed on a monthly basis, particularly after a bout of rain. It should be renewed.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:40, Wed 2 November 2022

  • Drove through this bend 05/11/2022. Noticed another car in the hedge (police aware). Presumably happened during a frosty morning.

    Posted anonymously at 14:02, Sat 5 November 2022

  • 18/11/2022. Another car through the hedge, same bend (police aware).

    Posted anonymously at 13:20, Sat 19 November 2022

  • Yet another two poor souls who have come to grief on this bend. Cutting gear was employed to the red car.

    Posted anonymously at 14:25, Tue 21 March 2023

  • 01/04/2023. Yet again another accident on this bend. This is the 4th since I initially reported the degredation of the non-slip surface in October 2022.

    Posted anonymously at 13:54, Sun 2 April 2023

  • On 10/05/2023 yet another car ends up in the hedge. This time I have no photograph as it was recovered before I could record its final journey.

    Posted anonymously at 11:38, Fri 12 May 2023

  • 29/06/2023. Another one in the ditch on this bend. Police aware.

    Posted anonymously at 09:23, Sun 23 July 2023

  • 23/07/2023. Another one in the ditch on this bend. Police aware.

    Posted anonymously at 09:28, Sun 23 July 2023

  • 2023-09-12: Two more vehicles met their end. No photos as I was on holiday at the time but advised that a blue van and a black car were in the hedges at this bend.

    Posted anonymously at 11:41, Fri 29 September 2023

  • 02/10/2023: Advised another one in hedge today. No photo.

    Posted anonymously at 13:33, Sun 15 October 2023

  • 15/10/2023: Two more today. Only one photograph as the vehicle was recovered at the earlier accident.

    Posted anonymously at 13:37, Sun 15 October 2023

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