Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bosses Hall Town Hall Bosses to Act on Crossing Where Girl, 12, Died ; Junction to Get a 'Significant Upgrade'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bosses Hall Town Hall Bosses to Act on Crossing Where Girl, 12, Died ; Junction to Get a 'Significant Upgrade'

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THE junction where 12-year-old Annalise Holt died last month is set to get a 'significant upgrade', town hall bosses have said.

Oldham council has pledged to make improvements to the zebra crossing on Milnrow Road, Shaw - the site where Annalise was hit by a van on December 17.

But the council has stopped short of guaranteeing that traffic lights would be installed - a key demand of safety campaigners.

Measures being considered include a new, lower speed limit and speed bumps - plus improved road safety education and 'school safety cars' carrying CCTV cameras to crack down on dangerous parking.

'We aware of the strength of feeling' Royton and Crompton High School pupil Annalise was crossing Milnrow Road, at 4.30pm when she was hit by the van.

Annalise's 11-year-old friend was also seriously injured in the collision, which happened near to the junction with Salt Street.

are The tragedy sparked a protest by 150 concerned residents at the junction calling for improved road safety with thousands more signing an online petition. …

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