Residents’ concerns over two-car pile-up

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Residents in Leeds have expressed concerns over road safety after a two car smash near their homes.

The incident happened at about 8.50am this morning (Tuesday September 19, 2017) on Victoria Park Avenue, Bramley.

“This is the second time in three years that the same kind of incident has occurred at the same junction. The last one destroyed our wall. On several occasions in the past I have raised the issue of speeding. Surely now is the time to act before there is a fatality.”

Resident Paul Chatterton

A blue Mercedes A170 car collided with a white Suziki Swift, which was parked at the time.

Resident Paul Chatterton, who lives nearby, said: “We are deeply shocked. This is the second time in three years that the same kind of incident has occurred at the same junction. The last one destroyed our wall. On several occasions in the past I have raised the issue of speeding. Surely now is the time to act before there is a fatality.”

The area is in a 20mph controlled speed zone.

Although paramedics were called to the scene and one person was said to have minor injuries.

The road was blocked for a short period causing delays to traffic in the area but police said no road closures are in place.

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