cannot pull out of wheeler hill dr safely bcuz stop signs ignored BOTH ways constantly.
2 car accident at this location last night 515pm. people do NOT stop at 3 way intersection.
There is traffic eenforcement done at this intersection. I will ask for this to be done more regularly.
Laura Francis, First Selectman
Not fixed. Same issue almost daily startinf after 6am. Just outside school zone too.
I have requested more enforcement at this intersection. However, we do not have the resources to conduct enforcement as often as might be necessary.
Laura Francis, First Selectman
Residents of Guire Road know this all too well! So many cars just SPEED through Wheeler Hill /Maiden stop sigh!!!
now cars blow thru with kids standing at the bus stop.
I was almost hit there this morning coming out of Wheeler Hill by a man in a small truck . I was in a larger truck and had to slam on my brakes . I then proceeded down Maiden Lane behind this white truck , and he put his right turn signal on as if to turn down Brick Lane . But he paused and gave me the middle finger , so I waved and smiled at him . He then proceeded to jerk his wheel to towards me as I was passing him , and he hit my truck doing a small amount of damage . The driver then tried to flee but I caught him and pulled him over . The police were called and a very impartial state trooper pulled up and basically ignored the fact that he blew off the stop sign , and the fact that the driver jerked his truck DIRECTLY into mine ! The trooper then sighted ME for crossing a double line ; which people do on the left when a car is turning right (and there wasn't any oncoming traffic so it was clear) . The trooper and driver developed a bond or knew each other , so much so where the trooper kept telling me NOT to speak ; but let the other driver speak & yell freely . The office threatened to tow my truck because I couldn't produce the currently insurance card because my truck was messy , so I asked if I can have a minute to look for it and he barely let me do so . I THEN produced the insurance card so he didn't tow my truck (lucky me) . He then looked inside my truck and noticed a softball bag containing softball equipment and asked if I threatened the other driver with a bat ; and the other drivers was twice as old as me and half the size of me . That was a complete insult and the trooper was out of line frankly . The trooper also asked if I was drinking , and it was 5:30 am .....like in the morning , and I was on my way to work . Another troubling part was the trooper asked me on 4 different times via his loud speaker for me to come to HIS squad car , and to walk in traffic . Twice I walked across the road over the two lanes , and then he finally pulled behind the two trucks ; and called me to his car again twice . He only finally got OUT of his car to give me the ticket for crossing the double line . I have lived on Wheeler Hill for 16 or 17 years and I have never had #1 such a blatant reckless driver , who again RAMMED into me . And also a trooper who was NOT impartial one bit for whatever reason , and simply listened and sided with the driver that was closer to his age (and I'm 42) . Insulted for the entire ordeal and I will be making a complaint .
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