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It has wide grills and is angled such that a cyclists wheels can get stuck in it, I did and came off bike.

Reported in the Loose / Raised/Sunken category anonymously at 10:40, Wednesday 12 June 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 6 minutes later. ref: 1657501.

This drain cover is the wrong type to be in this position. The grills are wide enough to allow a bike wheel to go down it when coming off the side road. This happened to me a week ago and I found myself flat in the road. I injured many parts and all seem to be healing except for my right thigh. This could happen to anyone. Either the cover is the wrong type for this position or it should be moved.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:46, Wednesday 12 June 2019

  • site visited and gully grid re-positioned by the community steward.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:11, Monday 17 June 2019

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