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Corner of Lake Ave and No 1 Packer road visibility obscured by overgrown bush.

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 18:31, Saturday 29 June 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1678531.

There's a massively overgrown laurel bush out on corner of Packer Road and Lake Avenue outside no 1 Packer Road that contributed to an RTA this afternoon because it reduces visibility significantly, resulting in my son being knocked off his bike by a car. The residents English is not very good but she rents the property and she says it wasn't there when she moved in less than a year ago but the size of it tells you its 10-15 years old and desperately needs cutting back for safety reasons and to minimise the risk of same happening again to someone else who might not be so lucky next time. This is a long term issue that is repeated regularly up and down Lake Avenue where access to pavements is reduced or even removed.

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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 18:35, Saturday 29 June 2019

  • Laurel has been cut

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:48, Tuesday 16 July 2019

  • Laurel has been cut

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:59, Thursday 3 October 2019

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