A Shanklin road has collapsed this morning leaving motorists and public transport in a pickle.

A small section of the public highway has collapsed at Collingwood Road, which runs parallel to the Co-Operative store in the centre of the town. The road has sunk around 5-10 inches, leaving the road unusable.

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Police have closed the road while the Isle of Wight Council assess the damage and arrange repairs.

Bus routes 2 and 3 have been diverted away from the scene.


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