Mum campaigns for traffic lights outside North Wingfield primary
A mum is campaigning for traffic lights outside her daughter's primary school '“ amid fears there is 'an accident waiting to happen'.
Cally Bell, 30, wants Derbyshire County Council to install the lights at North Wingfield Primary School on Chesterfield Road.
The mum-of-two, whose five-year-old-daughter attends the school, has started paper and online petitions which have so far been signed by more than 500 people.
Visit www.petitions24.com/controlled_crossing_for_north_wingfield_primary_school to add your name to it.
Cally, who lives in North Wingfield, said: "The road is ridiculously busy every morning and afternoon.
"It's a main road through to Chesterfield and buses pass every ten minutes.
"Our children's safety should be a priority. We ask the council to provide North Wingfield Primary School with a controlled crossing outside it.
"The road is currently an accident waiting to happen."
A county council spokesman said: "There are two zebra crossings to help pupils safely cross the road to North Wingfield Primary School and a public footpath provides further access to the site.
"Since the new school was opened last summer we have been monitoring the situation and will consider the petition when it's submitted."