Metro under fire over Uitenhage speedsters

Mkhululi Ndamase

DESPITE several car crashes and numerous complaints to the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, residents have yet to get the metro to install speed humps on one of Uitenhage’s most dangerous roads.

Residents said they have had to put up with motorists speeding down the 1.6km-long Innes Street daily for almost two decades while the metro said it did not have funds to install speed humps.

The road leads to the Uitenhage Hospital, Riebeek College Girls’ High School, Bergsig High School, College Hill Preparatory School and Handhaaf Primary School.

Resident Katie Adams, 60, had just dropped off her grandson at school when a speeding motorist crashed into her car two weeks ago.

“I have been here for 18 years now and there has been 10 accidents that happened in that period.

“There have been cars coming through my wall.

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