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OLDBURY LOLLIPOP MAN KEEPING PEDESTRIANS SAFE - 53 YEARS AFTER BEING KNOCKED OVER ON SAME ROAD

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

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An Oldbury man who almost died after being knocked over on the Wolverhampton Road as a child is helping keep pedestrians safe – as a lollipop man. Pete Burling, who was hit by a car on the A4123 53 years ago when he was 11 years old, crosses schoolchildren and adults over the road near The Wernley pub every weekday morning, lunchtime and afternoon - just yards from the spot where he was hit.

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