A PETITION to lower the speed limit on Cumnor Hill after a 12-year-old girl was hit by a car has been signed by almost 1,500 people.

Launched two weeks ago by her mother, it also calls for a crossing on the busy route.

Madison Dingle had to be rushed to the John Radcliffe Hospital on June 21 after she was knocked down crossing Cumnor Hill, near the junction with Chawley Lane, on her way home from school.

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The Matthew Arnold pupil broke her leg, arm and jaw, with several teeth also knocked out in the horrific accident.

So far 1,449 have signed, including Lorraine Watson-Parris who wrote: "40 is too fast for such a built up area! More houses with the big development means many many more people and children.

"It has to be 30 in such a built up area!"

To sign search change.org for Cumnor.