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Dangerous railings.

Reported via desktop in the Pavements category anonymously at 18:00, Thursday 11 March 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The railings on Thorney Leys Road have not been repaired since the fatal accident here in July 2020 - NINE months ago!

If railings were considered necessary for safety reasons when this scheme was built in 2014, why have you not replaced them, or at the very least, put temporary guarding in place?

If railings are no longer required, will you please either remove them all or at least cut of the jagged metal remnants that have been left protruding into the footpath to snag unsuspecting pedestrians & cyclists.

As you can claim the money back from the driver of the van or his insurers, there should be no reason not to do this work & at no cost to taxpayers.

Https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/18577442.thames-valley-police-make-arrest-fatal-crash-witney/

Council ref: ENQ21889880

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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 18:01, Thursday 11 March 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:19, Tuesday 13 April 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:07, Wednesday 12 May 2021

  • Still waiting for a repair or temporary guarding.

    Posted anonymously at 11:22, Thursday 10 June 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still waiting for a repair or temporary guarding.

    Posted anonymously at 11:33, Friday 9 July 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

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