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MORE accidents and near misses at Britain’s ‘most dangerous’ pedestrian crossing

New CCTV footage shows more heartbreaking near misses at what is arguably Britain’s most dangerous pedestrian crossing amid mounting fears among locals living near the road that someone will be killed if no action is taken undertaken.

Video of a catalog of terrifying crashes and accidents at a Bradford junction went viral last week.

The new CCTV footage shows pedestrians nearly being hit by motorists who fail to stop at the crossing, with a man raising his arms in frustration as the car drives past him.

Shocking video from the other day Week showed a boy cycling slowly down Horton Grange Road in the city near the Spencer Road junction on Bradford’s busy outer ring road, avoiding a car that didn’t stop, only to be hit by a second one. Other pedestrians stepping into the crossing risk serious injury.

Local resident Tahir Zeb, who lives meters from the crossing, says he and other local residents have been campaigning for a pelican crossing to be built. Bradford Council has said it will carry out an ‘immediate inspection’ but officials have so far refused to turn it into a pelican crossing.

Over the past four years, he’s taken CCTV footage of accidents for a personal fee of £1,800 to prove the danger of the zebra crossing. He said: ‘The council needs to do something urgently, they put money over someone’s life here – I don’t want anyone dying on my doorstep.

New footage shows how a car drives across a zebra crossing while a man crosses the road

The pedestrian raises his arms in frustration as the car passes him on Horton Grange Road

The pedestrian raises his arms in frustration as the car passes him on Horton Grange Road

The pedestrian raises his arms in frustration as the car passes him on Horton Grange Road

Other new CCTV footage shows two people nearly being hit by a car (not seen in this image)

Other new CCTV footage shows two people nearly being hit by a car (not seen in this image)

Other new CCTV footage shows two people nearly being hit by a car (not seen in this image)

Zebra crossing has been named 'Britain's most dangerous zebra crossing'

Zebra crossing has been named 'Britain's most dangerous zebra crossing'

Zebra crossing has been named ‘Britain’s most dangerous zebra crossing’

This frightening catalog of accidents – four of them in the past year – all took place at a Bradford intersection, which was originally highlighted by Jeremy Vine on Twitter.  In this, a boy cycles down the road as a silver car approaches from the left

This frightening catalog of accidents – four of them in the past year – all took place at a Bradford intersection, which was originally highlighted by Jeremy Vine on Twitter.  In this, a boy cycles down the road as a silver car approaches from the left

This frightening catalog of accidents – four of them in the past year – all took place at a Bradford intersection, which was originally highlighted by Jeremy Vine on Twitter. In this, a boy cycles down the road as a silver car approaches from the left

The car doesn't stop in front of the boy and hits him, but luckily the force of the impact isn't enough to knock him over.

The car doesn't stop in front of the boy and hits him, but luckily the force of the impact isn't enough to knock him over.

The car doesn’t stop in front of the boy and hits him, but luckily the force of the impact isn’t enough to knock him over.

On November 3, this woman was hit by a black car approaching from the left (it is still not seen in this video)

On November 3, this woman was hit by a black car approaching from the left (it is still not seen in this video)

On November 3, this woman was hit by a black car approaching from the left (it is still not seen in this video)

This is when the car ran into her in gruesome footage obtained by MailOnline

This is when the car ran into her in gruesome footage obtained by MailOnline

This is when the car ran into her in gruesome footage obtained by MailOnline

‘It gets too serious, the kids wait for one car to stop and assume the other side will stop automatically too.’

Mohammad Haleem, who runs a shop nearby, told the BBC: ‘It should be the safest place to cross, but people young and old are afraid of it. Traffic lights would help a lot, because red is red.’

Another local resident, Mohammad Azeem, said he was “almost run over” by a driver this week.

Motorists break the law if they fail to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.

It’s not exactly clear why the drivers appear distracted as they approach the crosswalk, which is barely 100 meters from a speed camera and on a 50 km/h road. The accidents seem to happen in good visibility, as the camera shows, and the crossing, with its distinctive Belisha beacons, is visible from afar in both directions.

Although cyclists are required to dismount at the intersection, there is no question of any of the cyclists involved in these clips surprising motorists by speeding into the intersection.

This video from earlier this month has been viewed more than 70,000 times

This video from earlier this month has been viewed more than 70,000 times

This video from earlier this month has been viewed more than 70,000 times

CCTV has divided opinion, with some social media users taunting the cyclist for not dismounting to cross the pedestrian crossing, in line with traffic rules, but most people blaming the driver

CCTV has divided opinion, with some social media users taunting the cyclist for not dismounting to cross the pedestrian crossing, in line with traffic rules, but most people blaming the driver

CCTV has divided opinion, with some social media users taunting the cyclist for not dismounting to cross the pedestrian crossing, in line with traffic rules, but most people blaming the driver

Here a pedestrian is seen crossing the crosswalk on a rainy evening as a black van comes hurtling from the left

Here a pedestrian is seen crossing the crosswalk on a rainy evening as a black van comes hurtling from the left

Here a pedestrian is seen crossing the crosswalk on a rainy evening as a black van comes hurtling from the left

The van appears to knock the man off his feet as he cannot be seen after the van passes

The van appears to knock the man off his feet as he cannot be seen after the van passes

The van appears to knock the man off his feet as he cannot be seen after the van passes

Just a few days earlier, another teen had an incredible escape. Seeing that a driver had stopped on one side of the crosswalk, he ran to the other side, but was hit head-on by another vehicle coming from the opposite direction, flipping him over.

Amazingly, he scrambled to his feet and began limping away before being called by paramedics in a passing ambulance who turned on their blue light and attended to the boy. Police later arrested a man.

In another gruesome clip from 2018, a young woman with a bag is halfway across the zebra and a man and boy cross over from the other side. Suddenly, a black car, traveling at high speed, slams into her and she staggers backward, falling onto the road seemingly unconscious.

Other drivers stop and turn on their hazard lights while passersby call an ambulance.

In this fifth incident, a woman crosses the pedestrian crossing one evening as a small black car approaches from her right at high speed.

In this fifth incident, a woman crosses the pedestrian crossing one evening as a small black car approaches from her right at high speed.

In this fifth incident, a woman crosses the pedestrian crossing one evening as a small black car approaches from her right at high speed.

Fortunately, she can avoid the car - she misses it by centimeters - and falls backwards on the asphalt.  She is apparently unharmed

Fortunately, she can avoid the car - she misses it by centimeters - and falls backwards on the asphalt.  She is apparently unharmed

Fortunately, she can avoid the car – she misses it by centimeters – and falls backwards on the asphalt. She is apparently unharmed

Activists want the pedestrian crossing to be made safer and have asked the council to install traffic lights on Horton Grange Road

Activists want the pedestrian crossing to be made safer and have asked the council to install traffic lights on Horton Grange Road

Activists want the pedestrian crossing to be made safer and have asked the council to install traffic lights on Horton Grange Road

On December 22, 2021, in the early evening, a young man is seen more than halfway when he sees a black van approaching at high speed and tries to get out of the way, but is nearly hit as the van pushes him down the away.

In a clip from August 2022, a boy on his bicycle slowly crosses the road and one driver stops, but another silver car coming from the other direction clearly isn’t paying attention and hits the boy at low speed.

The driver brakes and his car comes to a stop astride the pedestrian crossing. Miraculously, the boy cycles on, but passers-by intervene and call him and the driver back.

A spokesman for Bradford Council said: ‘We understand local concerns about this crossing and we will carry out an inspection immediately.

“Enhancement works were carried out in 2018 to replace the existing beacons with highly visible LED units and improved white lining and the site is awaiting funding to be converted into a level crossing with signaling and this work will take place as soon as possible.”

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