Fishergate bollard claims yet another 'victim'

Here we go again.

Saturday, 9th December 2017, 7:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:39 am
Not another one... Photo: Twitter/@catterallwhite

The infamous Fishergate bollards, subject of many a collision with cars, have claimed yet another four-wheeled victim.

One pedestrian walking by at 7:20pm on Saturday night (December 9) said that the unlucky driver was stuck on the bollard, revving, wheels spinning, in their efforts to gain traction and move off of one of the bollards.

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Leader of Preston Council, coun Peter Rankin, wrote on social media: "Shocking drivers. Need to be fined."

The crafty concrete constructions at the junction of Corporation Street and Fishergate have previously attracted criticism for their lack of visibility, especially when daylight fades.

In September, Lancashire County Council workmen reinstated the bollards after a four month absence.

A bollard base on Fishergate.
A bollard base on Fishergate.