Saturday, 21 October 2017

T-junction branded ‘death trap’

A T-JUNCTION has been branded a “death trap” by a resident.

Bolts Cross, which is on the B481 between Peppard and Rotherfield Greys, was the scene of two accidents over the Christmas period.

Brian Passey, who lives opposite the junction, has called for safety measures to be introduced, claiming he is at risk every time he leaves his house in his car.

“It’s a death trap,” he said. “We’ve had a succession of accidents on the junction and something should have been done years ago. You put your life in other people’s hands when you pull out of the junction.”

Mr Passey, 79, has counted 10 accidents at the junction in the 12 years since he moved there with his late wife Anne, including one about nine years ago in which a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a lorry.

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