Abbey Road Crosswalk May Hit the Road

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Aug 9, 2009 7:46 AM CDT
A tribute band dressed as the Beatles yesterday walk across the famous pedestrian crossing on Abbey Road in London in a recreation of the Beatles' album cover.   (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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(Newser) – The Abbey Road crosswalk made famous by the Beatles' album cover may be eliminated because hordes of fans are making it unsafe, say legislators. Accidents at the London intersection have climbed as an increasing number of fans pose on the striped crosswalk for photos, reports the Telegraph. “Maybe it is time to end this once and for all and move the zebra crossing," said a local politician. Help!