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Fulwood one-way system being ignored due to roadworks

Posted on - 5th February, 2019 - 12:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Garrison, Preston News, Roads, Sharoe Green, Transport
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Holmfield Road and Kennington Road is one-way Pic: Blog Preston

Motorists are flaunting one-way rules due to roadworks in Fulwood.

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Drivers have been filmed going the wrong-way up Holmfield Road and Kennington Road.

Watling Street Road is closed for day-time roadworks for three days and homeowners nearby say traffic has been going the wrong way near Kennington Primary School.

One resident, who asked not to be named, told Blog Preston: “There are tons of people disregarding the one-way system in Holmfield Road.

“”There’s been almost three accidents in the space of 10 minutes this morning.

“There’s a primary school here and it’s only a matter of time before someone gets hurt.”

The resident also said motorists had been aggressive to those undertaking the roadworks in Watling Street Road.

Read more: See the latest news and headlines for Fulwood

Preston Police said their neighbourhood policing team are increasing patrols in the area.

Lancashire County Council said the roadworks were continuing and it was up to the police to enforce the no-entry signs.

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