Elevated crosswalk installed in Mazatlan’s Golden Zone have speeding cars flying (video)

915

As a result of the first caps, images and videos are already circulating of an uneven cap at the height of The Inn hotel, in the Golden Zone, on Camarón-Sábalo avenue, which has been questioned due to the traffic congestion it causes, and the fact that some speeding vehicles have “flown”

A couple of drivers aboard their vehicles were caught on Thursday night, just when literally aboard their cars  “they flew”  when crossing the pedestrian crossing placed just a few hours before, on Camarón-Sábalo avenue, in the heart of the Golden Zone of Mazatlán, at the height of Gabriel Ruiz street.

The new walkway is so pedestrians can cross the ‘zebra crossings’ without running the risk of being run over, the municipal government is placing ramps, as announced by Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres.

SLOPE PEDESTRIAN PASSAGE

Faced with criticism that a private company placed them, the mayor defended that it was the idea of ​​the City Council.

“The City Council promotes it, it is not the company. They put it up but without charging; but it is the municipality that promotes it. We are going to put that in all the ‘zebra crossings’ so that people respect the pedestrian, and so that the pedestrian learns to use the ‘zebra crossings’, that is the objective, “he said.

Hear the statement here:

Given the alleged annoyance that the ramp has generated among drivers, the mayor clarified that he prefers to take care of the pedestrians so that they are not run over.

The speed reducer, which was allegedly placed by an owner of a hotel in the area, located on the main artery of the tourist area, even though during the day, it had already generated road traffic, annoyance in motorists, and gratitude from others to favor pedestrians, at night it was evidenced that some drivers did not see the extended stop.

Finally, Benítez Torres explained that these ramps will be placed at all the zebra crossings in the city, without mentioning how many or where.

A couple of videos have circulated through social networks, where it is shown how compact vehicles, when going at a customary speed on Camarón-Sábalo avenue, without prior notice or any signaling at that height where the gearbox is, abruptly jump the units, where some when hearing the impact on the asphalt brake to see what happened to their cars, which almost left the defense there.

Source: reaccioninformativa.com, lineadirectaportal.com

The Mazatlan Post