Breaking News


UPDATED: Police and ambulance crews are attending a road traffic collision on Horsebridge Hill between Newport and Cowes this morning (Thursday), which has resulted in the closure of the main road.

Island Echo understands a motorcyclist has been thrown from their bike following a collision with a van.

The motorcyclist is currently receiving treatment from emergency teams, who were called to the scene near Stag Lane at just before 07:45.

Article continues below this advertisement

Traffic is reported to be at a standstill in both directions. Motorists are advised to divert via Whitehouse Road, Porchfield.

Southern Vectis say severe delays on their Route 1 service are to be expected.

UPDATE @ 08:20 – The road has now reopened, however traffic remains heavy in the area.

Motorists should allow extra time.

The motorcyclist has been conveyed the short distance to St Mary’s Hospital.

Article continues below this advertisement

Comment on this story

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets