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The son of a man killed on Sampson Road in Birmingham says the family are still grieving for him, as they campaign to make the road safer.
Speaking at a protest by the Sampson Road Residents Association, Amar Dalie, whose father Saleh Dalie was killed on the road after being hit by a delivery van, told ITV News that all they want is to help the community prevent further deaths.
A road safety campaigner has demanded road humps as the only solution to speeding, on a Birmingham road where two people have died in the last 18 months.
Ayaz Younis, of the Sampson Road Residents Association, believes a sign would not do the job, as it can be ignored by drivers, so a physical preventative is needed.
This map shows what residents have described as a 'deadly rat run' after two deaths in 18 months on a residential street in Birmingham.
Campaigners in Sparkbrook are now calling on the City Council to put in speed bumps to prevent any further accidents.
Birmingham City Council has urged residents calling for a road in the neighbourhood to be made safer from speeding cars, to back the authority's campaign to bring speed limits across the city down to 20mph.
It's after residents in Sparkbrook held a protest today about speeding drivers on Sampson Road.
Birmingham City Council's cabinet member for a Green, Safe and Smart City, Cllr James McKay said:
A campaign group in Birmingham have branded a road in their neighbourhood a dangerous 'rat run' after two people have been killed in the last 18 months.
The Sampson Road Residents Association in Sparkbrook have today held a protest against speeding drivers who use the street as a cut through from the A34 Stratford Road to the Coventry Road.
Seventy-nine-year-old Saleh Dalie died after he was hit by a delivery van when he was walking to Friday prayers down Sampson Road in October.
The campaign group are now calling on Birmingham City Council to do more to make the road safer.
Birmingham City Council say it's starting a road safety strategy in the New Year, as well as consulting about reducing speed limits in the area and across the city to 20mph.