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URGENT loose stones hitting pedestrians

Reported in the Road surface category anonymously at 18:54, Wed 9 October 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

There are a lot of loose stone chippings left in the road where they have been carrying out roadworks along this stretch. This is incredibly dangerous for a pedestrian. I was walking along here late afternoon carrying my 6 week old baby in the carrier and whilst cars were speeding past at 50+ MPH, stones were flying up and hitting my legs, one stone hit my shoulder. Whist no physical damage incurred to myself, or my baby, I was incredibly worried whilst walking along there that a stone could fly up and hit my baby and cause a lot of damage if her face was hit. If a stone can chip a windscreen of a car, imagine what it can do to a baby. I am surprised that so much loose stone has been left beside a pedestrian footpath with the speed limit remaining at 50mph. This is incredibly dangerous and potentially harmful. URGENT speed restrictions need to be put into place along this stretch whilst there are loose chippings in the road for pedestrian safety. PLEASE consider also permanently reducing the speed limit along this 50mph stretch where pedestrians are walking and crossing the road.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 18:55, Wed 9 October 2019

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:36, Fri 25 October 2019

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