These high-frequency car crashes have caused Bernarte to lose his homeowner’s insurance, and while he has asked the city to extend a guardrail to reach his property, this request has been rejected.
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“They said the only way they could extend the guardrail is if they close access to the neighborhood,” Bernarte said.
Bernarte, who seems to be running out of options, is considering moving his family out of the home.
“Who is liable for this? Is it the city? NCDOT? The builder? The engineer who approved building a house here?” Bernarte said. “Probably no action would be taken until the next accident happens.”