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CAR OVERTURNS ON BINSTEAD MAIN ROAD

UPDATED: Emergency services, including the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, are attending a road traffic incident on Binstead Main Road tonight (Boxing Day) where a car has rolled onto its side. 

A white Ford Fiesta has sustained heavy front-end damage after colliding with a traffic island whilst heading towards Newport. The vehicle, driven by a male, has ended up on its side blocking one half of the carriageway.

The incident occurred at around 22:30.

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It was initially feared the occupant of the small hatchback was trapped, prompting 2 appliances from Ryde Fire Station to turn out. Thankfully, the driver has escaped any serious injury and 1 appliance has since stood down.

The road remains open under Police direction and recovery of the car has been arranged.

UPDATE @ 23:10 – The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have stood down from the incident. Both appliances from Ryde have returned to station.

The vehicle is due to be recovered shortly.

UPDATE 23:58 – The vehicle has now been recovered and the scene has been cleared.

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