Village pothole claims six victims in one morning

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Corinne Jacques at the site of the large pothole Corinne Jacques at the site of the large pothole

A driver has called for urgent repairs to a village pothole after six cars were damaged in one morning.

Corinne Jaques of Little Totham burst a tyre on her Vauxhall Zafira on Monday.

While Mrs Jaques, 37, had stopped further up New Road, Messing, to inspect the damage a further three cars suffered the same fate.

She later learnt another two cars had been affected.

Essex County Council plans to make full repairs in the next four to six weeks.

Emergency temporary repairs have been carried out in the meantime.

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8:42pm Sat 25 Jan 14

Meherenow says...

When I challenged my local MP regarding pot holes and the over all state of the roads in and around Maldon I was given the reply re' potholes and I quote: "As soon as one pot hole is filled another appears". If it wasn't so damned serious the comment might even be a little funny. Essex roads are among the worse in the country.
When I challenged my local MP regarding pot holes and the over all state of the roads in and around Maldon I was given the reply re' potholes and I quote: "As soon as one pot hole is filled another appears". If it wasn't so damned serious the comment might even be a little funny. Essex roads are among the worse in the country. Meherenow

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