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Call for traffic lights at Westmoreland

CARLOS ATWELL, [email protected]

Call for traffic lights at Westmoreland

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FOLLOWING A SERIES of fatal and near-fatal accidents in the area over a number of years, with the most recent death that of 61-year-old Mary Downes on July 12, the Ministry of Transport and Works placed road markings directing traffic to slow down.

However, Hinkson told the WEEKEND NATION he thought such measures were just preliminary and he wanted something more concrete done.

“I have been writing to Government for the past four and a half years, ever since I became representative, about that road. Putting signs on the road is not saying anything, but Government has decided not to spend money in St James North as they know they won’t win the seat,” he said. (CA)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.