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Holbeach A17 underpass flooded: police warning to pupils




Police are warning University Academy Holbeach students and their parents to avoid a dangerous crossing point on the A17 after an underpass flooded.

On Facebook, South Holland Police say: "Please be aware that the underpass is currently flooded - if you or your child can avoid the need to use this A17 crossing point please do so.

"Some have taken to crossing the A17 on foot at the Park Road junction. Please be aware of fast moving traffic, from potentially four directions. The police do not advise crossing the A17 on foot at this location.

Police are warning youngsters and parents not to use a dangerous A17 crossing point
Police are warning youngsters and parents not to use a dangerous A17 crossing point

"The preferred crossing point is the lowered kerb at the Boston Road roundabout.

"Whilst the underpass is impassable please consider, instead of parking on Penny Hill Road/Cherry Tree Lane to drop/pick your children up, parking (legally) in the vicinity of the school."

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