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Several giant pot holes on the a43 damaged my tyre and alloy 12inches

Reported via mobile in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 14:19, Thursday 3 March 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3359308.

My alloy and tyre has been damaged RAC had to rescue me, i attempted to change tyre was told that the alloy has been damaged due to impact of the pothole and is not safe to drive. I waited for hours for support, after hitting the pot holes i managed to drive my car to a lay by for safety until help arrive

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 Highways at 14:20, Thursday 3 March 2022

  • Unable to take pictures due to it being dark outside and unsafe to do so due to on coming traffic. I have had to purchase a new alloy and try and axel and needs to be checked for any further damage

    Posted anonymously at 14:21, Thursday 3 March 2022

  • Large pothole has made my tyre bulge when I hit it on the A43. The pothole is deep but I was unable to take a photo of the pothole as this is a busy road at it happened at 16.10 which is rush hour. I will be expecting compensation for a replacement tyre and also replacing the alloy wheel if it is damaged as I can see this isn’t the first time the defect has been reported but you are yet to act upon it.

    Posted anonymously at 16:17, Thursday 3 March 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry, site visited. defects to be repaired today. 04,03,2022.for claim form please contact highways@northamptonshire.gov.uk

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:20, Friday 4 March 2022

  • My daughter also damaged her tyre driving this road in the dark last week and hitting a very large pot hole. She has had to replace her tyre which was only 4 months old. Do you pay any compensation?

    Posted anonymously at 14:42, Monday 14 March 2022

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:43, Monday 14 March 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:58, Monday 14 March 2022

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