Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


UPDATED: A car has collided with a lamppost on the Newport exit of Racecourse Roundabout this afternoon (Thursday). 

Police and ambulance crews are in attendance at Whippingham as a result of the yellow Mazda MX-5 losing control and veering across the carriageway into a large lamppost.

A number of bollards have also been wiped out on the central grassed reservation.

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No one has been seriously injured in the single vehicle crash, but the 2 occupants of the car are set to be conveyed to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Traffic is heavy in the area but beginning to flow.

UPDATE @ 17:06 – The incident has now been cleared and traffic has returned to normal rush hour levels.

A man and a woman have been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital.

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