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The place name South Hykeham sign has been hit by a vehicle

Reported via desktop in the Sign (unlit) category by Carolyn Wilkinson South Hykeham Parish Council at 15:32, Sat 18 March 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 451714.

The street sign has been hit by a caravan being towed by a Range Rover Discovery and demolished it and destroyed the litterbin attached to it. The carriageway has been scored deeply by the runaway caravan which has mounted the kerb and damaged it and has then travelled along the verge churning the turf up and damaging the pavement and has then demolished the signs and the litterbin. The driver left the scene with his caravan heading towards town after having reattached the caravan but leaving debris from the caravan behind. The incident was witnessed by pedestrians waiting at the bus shelter at about 11am on Thurs 16t h March. Sopers garage has CCTV of the incident and witnessed the incident. This report was given to the Parish Council chairman whilst she was litterpicking this morning. She is contacting the police to advise of this information.

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with an unlit road sign. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about road sign maintenance on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:33, Sat 18 March 2023

  • All done! The work’s finished and the issue is now resolved. Thank you for contacting us about this. Your report has meant that we can focus our effort where it’s needed most.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 11:25, Thu 20 April 2023

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