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Made my car suspension give out a loud bang.

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 16:41, Wed 26 September 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 11 minutes later

Liable to damage car suspension, wheels and or tyres. God help any motor-cyclist who hits it! A4130. Travelling north to south. Adjacent to Trident Park (Screw Fix etc) OX117HJ.

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  • Large hole appeared in road probably over 6 inches deep and 12 inches across same place as previous repair!

    Posted by Sarah Townsend at 16:24, Thu 27 September 2018

  • We had exactly the same problem today. Our car suffered a loud bang when wheel went down this pothole.

    Posted anonymously at 23:04, Thu 27 September 2018

  • This pothole has grown to more than 12inches round, spraying a white line round it did not fix the hole, this has been unresolved for at least a month.

    Posted by mick F at 19:37, Wed 17 October 2018

  • There is now a huge hole which is going to cause some serious damage to a vehicle. If a motorcycle hits this hole it will could kill the rider!!!

    Posted by Sarah Townsend at 20:14, Wed 17 October 2018

  • This pothole (now crater) is getting worse. If a motor cyclist hits it they will have a serious accident. Drawing a white line around it does not resolve ths problem.

    Posted anonymously at 21:41, Wed 17 October 2018

  • Pothole 3ftx3ft 4-5 inches deep Hit on Friday 19th 8.40 pm Hard to see at night. Caused a bulge in drivers front tyre which I have been advised by garage needs replacing. Whilst taking photos Saturday morning in light another car sub stained a blow out on tyre , who’s details I have.

    Who then took pictures of same hole

    Posted anonymously at 10:34, Sat 20 October 2018

  • With regard to the post above timed at 10:34 Saturday 20 Oct, I am the motorist referred to with the blowout on the front offside tyre. Alloy wheel also sustained damage in same incident. The crater is clearly a failed repair of previous damage, as indicated by the evidence of overbanding around the perimeter of the failure. Claim form to cover cost of replacement tyre and wheel repair to follow. Photo and video evidence obtained but will not post here as it has already been submitted by previous posters.

    Posted by Phil Davey at 13:17, Sat 20 October 2018

  • I hit this in the dark tonight and it made an almighty bang. Will need to check the wheel in the light. This hole covers the majority of the carriageway and would be difficult to avoid even if you knew it was there! Seriously dangerous and has been there for a month according to reports above.

    Posted anonymously at 20:05, Mon 22 October 2018

  • I couldn’t stop to take a picture of the gaping hole this morning, it’s lightly worse now than the picture above. However, on inspection it has buckled my wheel which will either need to be replaced (circa £1000) or repaired (if possible, this is a Maserati wheel!).

    Posted anonymously at 09:10, Tue 23 October 2018

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