Does something need to be done about this Ormskirk accident hotspot?

A local resident has started a consultation to try to reduce the number of accidents on the County Road/A59 in Ormskirk.

The junctions by the Fiveways pub and the Hayfield Pub are well know accident hotspots, whilst the junction by Yew Tree Lane is also problematic.

In December 2017 69-year-old John Roberts died after a crash involving a his BMW and a HGV on County Road near to the Hayfield Pub.

More sad news in April 2018 when 44-year-old motorcyclist Alan Mifflin died in hospital after a collision on County Road near to Yew Tree Road.

In August 2018 a three car crash near the Fiveways closed the road but thankfully nobody was seriously hurt.

Do you think that something needs to be done about the junctions? Well, local resident Maxine Mortimer has started a consultation/petition online to try to gauge local opinion. To look at or sign the petition go to

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