Corner of Hull traumatised by boy racers with exhausts ‘like…

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Corner of Hull traumatised by boy racers with exhausts ‘like…

Corner of Hull traumatised by boy racers with exhausts ‘like gunfire’
2021-07-15 04:00:00
Residents on a housing estate off Hessle Road say they are being driven to distraction by a group of 'boy racers' in modified cars that are using the area to show off their loud exhausts and do doughnuts in one unsecured car park. The noise from the modified cars has been compared to gunfire and one resident said the noise wakes her up in the night and blights her days. Read more: Missing clue that could catch Witham rapist 13 years after predatory attack on woman Residents on the Summergroves Way estate, which is made up of a number of small bungalows, are described as mainly older people who are being traumatised by the persistent antisocial behaviour (ASB). Local councillors have promised that the situation is being monitored and solutions are being explored. A resident said Henry Boot Way was used like a race track (Image: Katie Pugh/Hull Live) Resident Krista, 52, said that the noise from the meet-ups was driving her to distraction when she was relaxing or trying to sleep at home. She said: “They're racing up and down the road there at all hours of the night in modified cars, when their exhausts are going it sounds like gunfire. “My mum is 80 and lives around the corner here, she doesn't understand what it is sometimes and it is absolutely terrifying for her. For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. “There are a lot of elderly people that live on this estate, it is generally quiet and it isn't right that they should be having to put up with this noise in their old age. “It frightens me, when you're sitting relaxed in an evening and then all of sudden it sounds like there is a gun fight going off outside, it isn't nice. “The worst is late at night when they're on the industrial estate doing doughnuts in their cars and having a meet-up with loads of them all there together. I struggle to sleep with the noise. “I know we're not the only area that is suffering with this sort of behaviour and I think that a lot more needs to be done to help residents because it isn't right for us to be

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