Family and Residents Demand Better Pedestrian Infrastructure Along N. Decatur Road After Death of Jianchang WuDecatur Metro | July 1, 2013
11Alive’s John Gerard reported this morning on the death of Jianchang Wu, who he was hit by a car on North Decatur Road at Landover Drive last month. The video features an heart-wrenching account of the accident from Mr. Wu’s wife and also an interview with neighbors who are now urging the county to improve pedestrian safety along the dangerous section of road.
You can go HERE to watch the segment that aired on 11Alive this morning. You can also view the full interview with the family, which is located below the main story on that page.
As mentioned in the piece, the County has said that they will be sending a traffic investigation unit out to the site this week to review what can be done to slow traffic and improve pedestrian safety. Assistant to both commissioners Jeff Rader and Kathie Gannon have sent notes to 11Alive and neighbors stating “We are going to ask Transportation to get out there next week to take a look at this and then to try to meet with city officials to share information before we have a larger gathering with neighbors. Just need to do some homework, but I will be in touch!”