Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

CRASH CLOSES FOREST ROAD ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF NEWPORT

UPDATED: Emergency services are attending a road traffic collision on Forest Road in Newport this morning (Friday).

The incident has occurred near to Snows BMW on the main road to the West Wight – which has been closed in both directions.

Police and paramedics are on scene having been alerted to the crash at around 08:55.

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2 people are being treated for injuries sustained.

Southern Vectis say their Route 7 buses via Shalfleet will divert via Middle Road and Elm Lane.

UPDATE @ 10:42 – 1 person has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries following the collision between a Mini and a Toyota.

The scene has now been cleared and the road has re-opened.

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