Police have closed Blackwater Hollow on the outskirts of Newport this evening (Saturday) following a road traffic collision involving a cyclist.
A young female has sustained what is being described as a serious leg injury as a result of a collision with a Mazda.
The incident has occurred where the Newport-Sandown cycle path crossed the road.
Emergency services were called at around 19:30.
The injured cyclist is being conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital.
UPDATE @ 20:10 – The road has now re-opened in both directions following initial on scene investigations.
No arrests have been made and the Mazda – with 2 adults and children on board – has been let on its way.