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Petition started for dangerous intersection near high school

| Nov 22, 2018 | Car Accidents

Parents sending their children to school every day in the Cary area trust that their kids will get to school safely. Most of the time, this is true, but there are dangers that Cary kids face. Parents at a school in the Cary area have started a petition to have a dangerous intersection near the school improved for safety reasons and minimizing car accidents.

Parents believe there is a dangerous intersection near Panther Creek High School in Cary. The intersection is off of McCrimmon Parkway at the student entrance to the high school. There have been numerous close calls with the kids being relatively inexperienced drivers and no traffic signal at the intersection. The school has placed a security guard at the intersection, but they are not able to direct traffic.

The principal at the school is now calling on the Cary Police Department and NCDOT to have a meeting to discuss the options available to make the intersection safer. Parents and students are hoping that something happens soon before a person is killed at the intersection.

Schools should be safe places for students, teachers, parents and the community. Schools and traffic officials need to make sure that the roads near schools are safe for everyone. When a family is affected by a serious car accident, they may want to speak with an attorney who specializes in personal injury.

An unexpected accident can really affect a family. There can be thousands of dollars in medical expenses, along with months and even years of rehabilitation. It is important to hold negligent drivers accountable for their mistakes so that they do not harm anyone else.


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