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Some sort of huge trench in the road

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 07:36, Friday 13 September 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

Waiting at the traffic lights on the bridge in wolvercote closest to the a40 Roundabout. Heading towards oxford I pull away in first gear at very low speed as the light turns green and an almighty boom. There is a huge dip/trench in the road on that bridge. So bad that it caused my steering rack stud to punch a hole in the exhaust manifold (see pic) which then caused my exhaust the blow and made the car unusable resulting in a trip to the garage. The noise of the impact was deafening and how can that only be in 1st gear?

Thankyou James Godden

Council ref: ENQ19842516

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 07:40, Friday 13 September 2019

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council and will be passed to the relevant organisation.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:50, Monday 16 September 2019

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