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It's been the scene of one of the worst pile-ups ever seen. And last summer, a mother and her young son were killed in a car crash on the Sheppey Crossing. Since then there has been a long campaign to lower speed limits on the bridge and today that finally happened. But people who live on the Isle of Sheppey say it's still not enough. This report by Tom Savvides includes interviews with Emma Tweed, councillor Ken Pugh and Gordon Henderson MP.
A 50mph speed limit has been introduced on the A249 Sheppey Crossing in Kent.
It follows a serious crash last July in which a mother and her eight year-old son were killed.
The coroner investigating asked Highways England to consider urgent safety measures on the bridge, which is the main link between the M2 at Stockbury and Sheerness.
In September 2013, sixty people were injured after more than 120 cars crashed. More than thirty thousand drivers use the crossing every day.
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The sister of Deborah Roberts, who died in a crash on the Sheppey Crossing along with her son, has said more measures need to be taken.