Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

CAR ON ROOF NEAR ROOKLEY

UPDATED: Police, fire and ambulance crews are responding to a car on its roof near Rookley this evening (Friday).

The incident has occurred near to the Chequers Inn pub on Niton Road. Emergency services were alerted at around 17:25.

Firefighters from Newport are en-route to the incident as it is feared at least 1 person is trapped.

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Motorists are advised to avoid the area for the time being.

UPDATE @ 18:12 – Police have closed the road in both directions as they deal with the incident.

Thankfully, no one has been trapped or seriously injured in the single vehicle crash.

Island Roads have been called to the scene for what is understood to be a spillage.

More to follow

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