Mr Ervine added: "Drivers do need to be more careful, but a pelican crossing
would force them to stop when the lights change to red so that people can then get across."
"Do we have to wait for a child or an elderly person to be killed for a pelican crossing
to be put up?" " Mr Ralph, 67, who campaignedecholive to become a councillor for Old Swan during this year's local elections, added: "I have been out and about knocking on a lot of doors in the last few days, and everyone that I have talked to in Old Swan feels the same about Broad Green Road.
"Do you we have to wait for a child or an elderly person to be killed for a pelican crossing
to be put up?"
Phil Richards, watch commander at Northfield Fire Station, said: "It was quite a dangerous situation as the car had smashed through a pelican crossing
and we had concerns about live wires which had been exposed.
Having carried out a review of recorded accident data and safety audits, the authority also wants to upgrade the existing zebra crossing in Church Road, Buckley, to a pelican crossing
1969 PELICAN CROSSINGS
This crossing has a pair of poles with traffic lights, a push button and two pictograms: a red, stationary person and a green, walking person.
Not long ago I watched a cyclist, wearing a personal stereo, speed round a corner, straight across a pelican crossing
and almost flatten a pedestrian who was crossing with the lights in his favour.
The Sutherland town has just one pelican crossing
, and no roundabouts to negotiate for miles around.
The pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on the pelican crossing
near the Spar store on the high street in Tywyn, Gwynedd at about 11.45am.
The word pelican, as in pelican crossing
, is derived from which three words?
Flintshire Council has submitted Welsh Government funding bids during the past two years to upgrade it to a pelican crossing
, but they have both been unsuccessful.
In addition, the traffic lights are faulty on the pelican crossing
beside the High Pit Burton House pub.