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12 inch pothole approximately 5 inches deep.

Reported via mobile in the Carriageway Defect category anonymously at 22:46, Fri 5 February 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Large deep pot hole.

This evening I drove over a pot hole opposite the boy thekla resulting in cracking my rear alloy on my bmw LJ57VJY, this has resulted in me being stranded with a flat tyre until recovery assisted. Please can you tell me which route to take in regards to claiming for the damage to my vehicle. Many thanks. Mitch Clark

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 22:47, Fri 5 February 2021

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:40, Mon 8 February 2021

  • At approximately 19.45 on 08/02/21, I drove over a deep pothole on ‘The Grove’ in my BMW 1 Series, registration S555 GUL. The pothole is in the middle of the road, in a prime position to catch drivers’ side wheels. I’ve had to abandon my car as the damage caused by the impact has rendered it not drivable. I’m no mechanic, but the wheel arch is now sitting on the front right tyre causing a horrendous noise and producing thick smoke and a burning rubber smell as the tyre rubs on the arch. I will now have to arrange for recovery of the vehicle to a garage for repair.

    Posted anonymously at 22:07, Mon 8 February 2021

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 22:07, Mon 8 February 2021

  • We will shortly be in touch with an update on this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:47, Thu 25 February 2021

  • This enquiry is now closed. No further action is required.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:48, Tue 2 March 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2528509 in your new report if it is an update on this one.