Road safety reviewed after young girl died in Guernsey

The safety of a road where a girl was killed last year is being reviewed by Guernsey's Environment Department.

Seven-year-old Mai-Lea Falla died in November after being hit by a quad bike on Summerfield Road, near the junction with Vale Avenue.

An inquest found her death was accidental. Earlier this year Sgt John Tostevin called for a 25mph speed limit on the road.

The Environment Department said it had been monitoring speeds in the area.

A spokesman for the department said: "The Environment Department and the police have been working together in an attempt to understand what, if any, combination of road safety measures could be implemented to reduce the risk of something like this ever happening again.

"As part of the review, the department has installed equipment... to see whether current parking arrangements or any other existing factors are influencing driving behaviour in the area.

"These speed surveys have now been completed and will be incorporated into a report that is being prepared for consideration by the Environment Board."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

Weather

Guernsey Airport

21 °C 18 °C

Features

  • ScissorsWithout Scotland?

    How might things change for the rest of the UK?


  • Diagrams showing bowler and batsmanAnyone for Vigoro?

    The bizarre Edwardian attempt to merge tennis and cricket


  • Payton McKinnonKilling heat

    Why so many American children die in hot cars


  • Dr Mahinder Watsa Dr Sex

    The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit


  • Prince George and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge outside St Mary'sIn pictures

    Prince George has had an eventful first year


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.