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breakingUPDATED: A high-performance sports car has collided with a barrier on the dual carriageway in Newport this afternoon, leading to tailbacks in the area.

One lane of the northbound carriageway of Medina Way has been closed by Police after a white Mitsubishi Evo IX crashed into the left-hand-side crash barrier separating the high-speed section of road from nearby houses.

The front end of the car has been destroyed.

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Emergency services including paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are currently on the scene.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area while the incident is cleared.

UPDATE @ 14:50 – Medina Way has now fully reopened, according to Island Roads.


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