Resident says pothole meant she had to get new tyre
THE hard-hat crusader has been spotted out and about yet again – flagging up the city's road problems.
Pothole Pete was this time in Elburton. A resident had let him know of a surface issue which she says had led to her having to buy a new tyre.
Marylyn Hanbridge reported potholes on Vinery Lane – a popular shortcut for commuters.
"It's shockingly bad down there. I had so much trouble I had to get a new tyre," said the 78-year-old.
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"Lots of people use the lane on a daily basis – I feel it's an accident waiting to happen," she added.
"It should be looked at because with the winter coming and frosts it will only get worse."
After Pothole Pete reported the problem to Plymouth City Council it was revealed that an inspector had in fact visited the site.
A Plymouth Transport and Highways spokeswoman, said: "Vinery Lane is the responsibility of Plymouth City Council and we had an inspector there yesterday. .
"It is likely to be added to the resurfacing programme of works this financial year."