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Uneven paving

Reported via desktop in the Damaged pavement category anonymously at 10:25, Tuesday 3 May 2022

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 3497621.

I wish to advise you that on Monday 25th April I got off a bus at the stop in Elm Road Sidcup just before traffic lights at the Junction with Main Road Sidcup when I fell tripping on an uneven paving slab. I fell heavily on my right side injuring my elbow, top of right arm, hip and took skin off side of knee as well as slitting my jacket sleeve. I was in a lot of pain. Several people stopped and helped me. I attended Queen Mary’s Hospital the following day and had X-Rays taken to see if anything broken. The fracture clinic phoned me to advise my arm muscle/soft tissue damage could take up to six weeks to heal. I obviously have a lot of bruising. I am 79 years old and live alone so this has shaken me up and been very upsetting. Please ensure that no-one else has this traumatic experience.

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  • This case is currently being investigated.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 15:01, Tuesday 3 May 2022

  • This case has been referred to the Council’s contractor and will be completed within the Council’s contractual service level arrangements.

    We will update the case once it has been completed.

    Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 09:19, Tuesday 10 May 2022

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