AMBULANCE CREWS DISPATCHED TO 2-CAR CRASH AT ARRETON

A crash at Arreton, which is understood to involve a child, has prompted a response from emergency services this afternoon (Thursday).

The incident has occurred at the junction of Downend Road and Arreton Street – the main road between Sandown and Newport.

2 vehicles are said to be involved including a blue Peugeot 307 SE. The car has been moved off the carriageway.

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The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service has dispatched 2 crews to the scene with colleagues from Hampshire Constabulary also in attendance.

UPDATE @ 15:57 – Recovery is now on scene to clear the vehicles and debris from the road.

Minor disruption is expected as we approach rush hour, with the incident cleared by 17:00.

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Old bean
Old bean
5 months ago

Hope no one is hurt badly that’s got to be worse junction on island surely all the money this council waste can’t they just put a roundabout there would be so easier for traffic to get out of junctions but I suppose this council and easy just don’t get on

Truth
Truth
Reply to  Old bean
5 months ago

It would be more helpful if drivers took an eye test and take notice of the speed limits..

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White top
Reply to  Old bean
5 months ago

Worse junction on the island you say tell me you are jesting.

Truth
Truth
5 months ago

Everyone has to give way at that junction, and there’s no blind spots, so how did this happen???…

Ron
Ron
5 months ago

What a pathetic statement there is no problem with the junction, there is plenty of visibility both ways.

Wonder...
Wonder...
Reply to  Ron
5 months ago

The problem being more and more bad drivers… and it will get worse, as the Island fills up !!

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