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UPDATED: A road traffic collision involving 2 cars has led to the closure of the main road through Blackwater this evening (Saturday).

The incident has occurred between the junctions of Blackwater Hollow and Merstone Lane.

Police and the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are on scene but no one is thought to be seriously injured.

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The crash occurred at around 18:50 and was made a running call by a passing ambulance.

UPDATE – The road has now re-opened in both directions following recovery of a Land Rover Freelander and a Honda Civic.

2 people have been checked over by paramedics but have not required hospital treatment.

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