Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


UPDATED: Emergency services are in attendance at a road traffic collision on Middle Road near Calbourne this morning (Thursday), which has blocked the road in both directions.

Police are on scene on the B3401, near to the junction with Pump Lane.

It’s thought at least 2 vehicles have been involved in the crash, which occurred around 08:30. No one is thought to be seriously injured.

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Southern Vectis say Route 7 buses will divert via Elm Lane, Forest Road and Gunville in both directions until further notice.

UPDATE – Middle Road has now re-opened following recovery of the vehicles – a Mercedes and a Vauxhall – and the clearance of an oil spill.

1 person has been treated for minor injuries.

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