Diversions are in place following a road traffic collision on the main road between Shanklin and Godshill.
The incident, which occurred at around 07:25, has taken place on Shanklin Road at a point around half way between Whiteley Bank roundabout and Apse Manor Road, close to a set of temporary traffic lights.
Island Echo understands a head-on collision has taken place between a white van and another vehicle, possibly a motorcycle.
The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service is on scene alongside Police, who have closed the road.
Regular service buses and school buses are delayed as a result of the incident. Students on the Route 62 school bus are unable to proceed at this time and will be late for school.
Southern Vectis say their Route 2 buses are diverting from Whiteley Bank to Merrie Gardens roundabout via Canteen Road, then onwards to Shanklin via Landguard Manor Road. The Cliff Bridge and Shanklin Library stops are not being served.
UPDATE @ 09:47 – It has been confirmed that the incident has involved a white van and a motorcycle.
The road remains closed at this time.
UPDATE @ 10:57 – Shanklin Road has now re-opened in both directions.
The motorcyclist has sustained minor injuries, according to Police.