News 4 gets results for man worried about safety of South City crosswalk

News 4 gets results for man worried about safety of South City crosswalk



risking his life to make it across the street tonight News 4 is getting results after a man contacted us about a hazardous crosswalk in South st. Louis the intersection is at Watson and Chippewa in the linen wood Park neighborhood only News fours him at the man who is fighting for change it's always challenge yeah it's gonna be aware most of us take a walk across the street like this for granted but for others getting to the other side isn't always as easy or clear from me Nick silver relies on commands like this and this one right to get across safely I'm totally blind in my left eye and have about 85% sunny lost in my right eye he crosses the intersection at Chippewa and Watson almost four times a week but for the last three months he says his Trek to the other side has been a hazard they took out the broken signal and didn't replace it with anything just a pole silver is talking about this pole the one without a button telling him what it's safe to cross the sound of slowing traffic is his only cue to go I've been almost hit this intersection a couple of times people who work nearby say the high-traffic area coupled with the missing button is a recipe for disaster walk out in front of a car get hit possibly hurt or kill silver and some others say they tried contacting the city but never heard back tweets and Facebook Facebook messages so we called today and the city told us they just found out about the problem a new push-button was installed less than two hours after our conversation I tell people all time I'm not blind in Lindenwood Park this can't see I'm a hog news 4

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