An intersection in southwest London is incomes a status for severe collisions and a home-owner who has witnessed the carnage says it must cease.
Regardless of current security enhancements by metropolis corridor, on there was one other severe accident on the Wonderland Street South and Glanworth Drive renewing security issues for Tim McDowell who lives on the nook together with his household.
“It’s scary, you don’t need that taking place to anyone,” says McDowell after seeing the aftermath of the most recent collision.
Since transferring in final July, McDowell has already changed two bushes broken when a pick-up truck towing a trailer careened onto his entrance yard.
“We don’t let our kids play within the entrance yard due to our issues about visitors on the intersection,” he explains.
He believes a mix of poor visibility for northbound drivers cresting a hill mixed with extreme velocity contribute to what’s change into routine sample of great collision, together with a deadly fiery crash final August..
“The primary day after we moved in, July 4th of 2020 there was an accident,” says McDowell. “Then each 4 to 5 months we see one other.”
Site visitors volumes rose considerably on Wonderland Street South after completion of the on-ramp to the 401.
Wonderland has additionally change into a handy commuting hall for folks travelling between west London and the St. Thomas space.
In keeping with McDowell, metropolis corridor just lately added a flashing gentle over the intersection, put in lights to light up a pair of additional giant cease indicators on Glanworth Drive, and levelled the highway floor to scale back a harmful bump.
Nevertheless, McDowell believes the harmful scenario can solely be resolved by reducing the velocity restrict alongside Wonderland beneath 80km/h or requiring drivers to cease on the intersection.
“If there was a slower velocity perhaps a few of this might not happen. It doesn’t take a lot for a car to finish up in our driveway, so security is certainly a priority.”