19-YEAR-OLD GIRL KILLED IN LATE NIGHT CRASH NEAR ARRETON

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A 19-year-old girl has sadly died following a car crash on the main Newport to Sandown road near Arreton overnight.

Emergency services were alerted to a single-vehicle collision at Hale Common – between Branstone and Arreton – at just gone 23:30 last night (Friday), as previously reported by Island Echo.

Tragically, it has been confirmed by Police that a 19-year-old female from Carisbrooke sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene. There were no other causalities.

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Forensic investigators from the mainland-based Collision Investigation Unit have been examining the crash scene overnight and into daylight hours.

It appears that the vehicle – a black 2002 Ford Fiesta – was travelling from Sandown to Newport at the time of the collision. The vehicle collided with a garden wall, a telegraph pole and a fence post before coming to rest around 80-120 metres from the first skid mark. The rear passenger side of the vehicle took the brunt of the impact.

On-the-ground investigations have now concluded and the road has re-opened to all traffic after an 11-hour closure.

The victim’s Ford Fiesta has been recovered from the scene alongside a BMW X3 and a Ford Focus.

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A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary has said:

“We are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a single-vehicle collision on the Isle of Wight last night.

“The collision, involving a black Ford Fiesta, happened on the A3056 at Hale Common, Arreton at 11.35pm.

“Despite best efforts, a 19-year-old woman from Carisbrooke was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers investigating are now keen to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who may have seen the black Fiesta in the area in the time leading up to 11.35pm. Maybe you have a dash cam in your car and captured footage of the vehicle prior to the collision?”

Anyone with information can call 101, quoting 44200012614. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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VENTNOR

How very

VENTNOR

Sad

RICHARD

SAD TO HEAR AND RESPECTS TO THE FAMILY OF ALL INVOLVED, REST IN PEACE

Wayne

So sad so young.

Marina sansom

Absolutely tragic….thoughts with all the family x

magical Mag

What an awful time for friends and family sending love and prayers

Mr MRM

Such sad news. Poor family. A loss to any family is sad let alone a loss of someone so young. May you RIP M

Jeff Bazoz

rip

Flibberty gibbert

Very sad another one of this little group gone, it’s just crash after crash, it’ll be an innocent member of public next, the police really need to stop them. RIP

Rob

what do you mean by this please?

Flibberty gibbert

Really didn’t mean for that to sound harsh but I’m talking about the amount of accidents with the boy/girl racer groups lately, serious ones too, apologies for any disrespect

John

And what about the boomers who keep rolling their cars over, driving into hedges, going down the dual carriage way the wrong way because they were ‘confused’? Anyone can have a lapse of judgement and have an accident. Stop blaming a singular group, or does that allow you to feel superior?

Ben

Thoughts are with your family what a sad story rest in peace

Tor

Too many young people Have gone . Sending my love to the family involved. It’s Absolutely heart Breaking, Rest in peace

Terry Kirkby

How very sad and I extend my condolences to her dear family and friends! Tragic and very sad if only we could turn the clocks back!

John Thomas

so sad just after christmas muddy damp roads this time of year love to all the family heart breaking.x

pete avery

there are ” other circumstances for this accident lets see/hear the accident report before jumping to conclusions , be very interested to see results ,and police /coroner,s report

Natalie Ratcliffe

You’ll be so missed at school rip Angel

Lisa h

It’s so sad my prayer go out to her family and friends x

Stephen Simmons

Gone too soon, RIP TinySisLogan

Miriam Brown

Thinking of you. Heaven have gained another angel!

Ooop

Hey that girl was my mates cousin

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