Residents are demanding traffic calming measures on a road where they say drivers openly flout the 30mph limit.

The call comes after a dog was killed by a speeding motorist on Coldnailhurst Avenue, Braintree.

Owner Sam Minter, 27, said: “Not only do people speed down there because it’s a long stretch of road, but people park on the side of the road so it’s hard to see what’s coming up as you drive.

“Speed bumps would certainly be a good deterrent but if there was a camera down there then people would start to think about slowing down.”

Mr Minter, who has three young children, said: “Hopefully some good can come of this and something can be done on that road to prevent anything like this happening to a kid.”

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