Reported via mobile in the Suggested improvements category anonymously at 13:02, Mon 30 May 2022
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later
Wolvercote Roundabout. Riding East through the roadworks on the Westbound two way cycle path I crossed a series of dropped kerbs/ ramped tarmac. The final crossing is a light controlled pedestrian crossing, not yet operating. There is a drop kerb or tarmac ramp on the west side of the junction but a full kerb on the east side. There is no warning, cones or barriers to direct or warn riders. I hit the kerb and was thrown from my cycle suffering cuts, bruises and concussion.
Whilst this may be temporary due to the works, as an experienced cyclist I find the current path very dangerous and am anxious that other riders avoid my fate.
I will add that there were a number of workmen on site but none came to my aid, despite seeing what was clearly a potentially serious accident involving a blow to the head.
However, I am only interested in reporting the issue in order to prevent further accidents. I have no photos due to the concussion suffered.
Thank you for your suggestion, it will be added to a list which are assessed and prioritised by our Safety Team. We will now close this report, but if your suggestion gets selected for action we will let you know.
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:02, Mon 30 May 2022
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