Vélore Street, Port-Louis: A damaged plate raises concern
3 Novembre 2011 - Défi Media Group
Users of the street Vélore concerned. For weeks, a damaged concrete slab that covers a drain, is a certain danger for their safety.
No authority is moved away. A certain danger for motorists and other road users.
For many weeks that motorcyclists complain of a damaged concrete slab at the street level Vélore, Port Louis. This plate is in this pitiful state. Which may cause a serious accident. Motorcyclists, especially, want to educate the public and especially the authorities concerned of the risks they face every day.
"If you do not know that there is a nest-holes and you go in that hole you accidentally may fall right into the crevasse and you crush the figure falling, "explains a motorcyclist who regularly takes this route. In the evening, it's worse. Motorists who take this route, says our interlocutor, can not always avoid this hole. "When the vehicle wheel has the misfortune to fall into that hole where the concrete slab is damaged, you feel a sharp jolt. It goes without saying that it causes damage to the vehicle suspension," says van driver.
Another witness assures us, for his part he almost dropped his bike. "By entering into this hole, I almost lost control of my bike. I could have been seriously injured. In addition, falling, another vehicle coming in the back could do without it, "he says. These people do not understand why development work of new sidewalks are made Nicholay road, when there more urgent to Vélore Street. Before an accident occurs, the motorists want to sound the alarm. The Municipality of Port Louis was made aware of the problem. An officer responded that an inspector will be dispatched on site to make an assessment of the situation and decide on appropriate action.