Mum’s warning over dangerous humped bridge

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A DRIVER is warning other drivers after she had a car crash on a bridge she says is badly sign-posted.

Susan Golding, from Stepnells in Marsworth, said the bridge is ‘lethal’ because it is has signs telling drivers it is two-way when only one car can fit over it.

She said: “The road sign for that bridge depicts it as being two-way, but it was pointed out to me from the man who crashed into me that the sign said it was two-way.

“Without it being properly sign-posted, it is dangerous.”

The mum-of-two was taking her children home from swimming when they were involved in an accident.

Her gold Mercedes collided with the car of a man using the bridge at Tring Ford Road to head towards Tring at around 4pm on Saturday, March 5.

Miss Golding, who works as a property developer, reported the bridge to Herts Highways after she was left with scraped bodywork along two panels of her car.

She said: “Everybody in the area knows it is a dangerous bridge because all the other bridges have traffic lights and various systems.

“Everyone else has the traffic lights and we are left to fend for ourselves.

“People don’t realise it is as dangerous as it is. It is just lethal and is an accident waiting to happen.”

Herts Highways spokesman Tom Shipp said: “There are humpback bridge and road narrows signs on both sides of the bridge on Tring Ford Road.

“However, we will check the signs have not been damaged or removed and if necessary we will order replacements.”