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North Spokane Homeowners Concerned For Their Safety

SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors around the Wellesley and A Street roundabout in Northwest Spokane say they're concerned for their safety.

In the past month there have been two bad accidents caused by drivers driving well over the speed limit.

Sunday morning a Subaru was driving around 110 miles per hour and lost control and slammed into a pickup truck.

The truck was parked outside Dennis Crouse's house. The car belonged to his son.

"We have talked to the police about maybe coming out and keeping an eye on it. See if they can slow some of this down, and we really haven't gotten any help," Crouse said.

Teresa Fuller said accidents like that are tough to prevent, especially when drivers are going that fast. She also said that at this point the department has its hands full.

""Our traffic department has been cut about 40% since January so they're kind of spread thin right now."

Crouse says the roundabout has helped slow traffic, but he hopes it doesn't take a fatality for police to patrol the area.

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