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UPDATED: EMERGENCY CREWS CALLED TO RUSH HOUR CRASH BETWEEN BLACKWATER AND ARRETON


Police and paramedics are attending a road traffic collision on the main Newport to Sandown road near Arreton this evening (Thursday).

The incident, which is understood to involve 2 cars, has occurred close to the junction with Merstone Lane and East Lane.

2 ambulance crews are on scene alongside local Police.

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Traffic is heavy in the area. Motorists should divert if possible.

UPDATE @ 18:55 – The collision has involved a blue Suzuki Wagon R , which has left the carriageway and come to a stop up a bank.

Traffic is being controlled in both directions whilst recovery is arranged.

UPDATE @ 19:45 – 1 person has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital this evening.

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Az-zahra Aziz
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Az-zahra Aziz

What bad luck, crashing into a bank, thought most were closed now.

Chipper
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Chipper

If that was meant to be funny, you really have failed spectacularly! If that’s the best you’ve got, give up.

Gary
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Gary

Not funny Fella I stopped to assistant wasn’t nice for there people involved

isla wight
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isla wight

its a troll, puts stupid remarks on most car related reports, along with the twat macavity, prob the same person thinks they’re funny, should be removed from the site membership.

Mark
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Mark

Thanks to you Gary and the other people that stopped to help,very much appreciated

Bob
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Bob

More bad driving on the IoW

Phil mccavity
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Phil mccavity

More bad driving on the I o w

Ben Dover
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Ben Dover

Well said Phil

Stan Dupright
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Stan Dupright

Bob, Phil and Ben – The Flowerpot Men. And just as childish.

Orac
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Orac

I hope no one was hurt seriously,..

whilst I appreciate it’s bad for those involved,..sometimes there can be humorous side to be seen.
Although Az’s joke was a bit lame, it was one of his better comments recently

Personally I find the irony of the road sign in the photo to be mildly amusing.

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