A cyclist has been injured as a result of what appears to be a collision with a car between Ryde and Brading this evening (Tuesday).
The incident has occurred on a 50 miles per hour stretch of road on Beaper Shute between the junctions of Harding Shute and Carpenters Road.
Firefighters from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service – who happened to be passing the scene shortly after the incident occurred – are now tending to the casualty alongside members of the public.
The casualty is on the ground and appears to have been thrown from their pushbike.
The road is currently open in both directions with some minor delays.
UPDATE @ 19:30 – Police and paramedics are now on scene, including an ambulance service duty officer.
The cyclist’s bicycle appears to be partially under the rear wheel of a Nissan Qashqai.
At this stage, the cyclist’s injuries are not thought to be life-changing or life-threatening.
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