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imageUPDATED: A car has been involved in a road traffic collision on Briddlesford Road near Downend this morning (Saturday) following a hailstorm in the area, resulting in three persons becoming trapped.

Emergency services are currently in attendance near to Lynn Bottom Tip after the vehicle left the carriageway before ploughing through a hedge.

Three occupants are said to be trapped inside the vehicle, with firefighters from Newport and East Cowes working to free the casualties.

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Two ambulances and an ambulance officer are in attendance.

Police have closed the road in both directions at the junction of Combley Road and at the Robin Hill Roundabout.

IMG_4259.JPGUPDATE @ 11:50 – Two adults and a child have been cut free from the wreckage of their vehicle – a BMW – by fire crews this morning.

Stag Lane Motors are now working to recover the vehicle from its position.

One fire appliance, an ambulance and an ambulance officer have left the scene.

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The road remains closed.

UPDATE @ 12:10 – Briddlesford Road has reopened in both directions.


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