AN 18-year-old woman has this afternoon been thrown from her scooter after slipping on oil in Ryde.

The incident happened just before 16:00 on St John’s Road opposite the newly-opened Co-Operative Funeral Care.

It is believed the rider slipped on an oil patch that was in the road, loosing control of her 50cc Peugeot scooter.

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Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service attended the scene and assessed the girl for any injuries.

The road remained blocked for a short period of time causing minor tailbacks in the area.



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