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Overgrown trees causing visibility problems at Pelican Crossing

Reported via desktop in the Tree blocking a street light category anonymously at 16:02, Friday 13 May 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 424351.

Two days ago there was an accident on the Lincoln Road A607 at the pelican crossing before Manthorpe involving a Post Office Lorry travelling towards Grantham and a Mobility Scooter crossing the road. The Post Office Van demolished the Traffic Signal in an attempt to avoid a collision with the Mobility Scooter. The trees on the left-hand side of the road obscure sight of the Crossing Signals to vehicles traveling towards Grantham and this may have been in part responsible for the accident. They need to be trimmed back to allow motorists and pedestrians etc to have proper sight along this busy road.

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 16:02, Friday 13 May 2022

  • We need to investigate this report. We will contact you again when an update is available.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 18:21, Friday 13 May 2022

  • We acknowledge your concerns and have carried out an initial inspection. Whilst we won’t be taking immediate action, we are seeking specialist arboricultural advice and will arrange for any advised works once their assessment has been completed. If the fault deteriorates significantly please report this again to us. Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:48, Tuesday

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