A car has crashed head-on into a traffic island between Fishbourne and Wootton this afternoon (Monday).
The Kia Rio has smashed into the street furniture at Kite Hill, on the main road between Ryde and Newport.
Police and paramedics are in attendance, but thankfully the male driver has not sustained any serious injuries. He is to make his own way home.
Island Echo is told that the driver was swatting a spider away when, in a panic, he lost control of the vehicle.
Traffic is heavy in the area as Stag Lane Motors work to recover the vehicle.
UPDATE – The vehicle has been recovered and the clear has cleared.
Island Roads have been made aware of the damage to the traffic island.