Emergency services have been called to a road traffic collision in Freshwater this evening (Saturday).
Firefighters from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to Afton Road at around 20:30 following reports of a 2 vehicle collision.
Fire appliances from Newport and Freshwater, a Fire Duty Officer, a Co-Responder from Freshwater, Ambulances and an Ambulance Duty Officer from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service along with local police officers are all in attendance.
Police have closed the road to traffic between Military Road (Freshwater Bay) and Newport Road (Middle Road) junction.
UPDATE @ 22:20 – Freshwater Fire Station have tonight confirmed that two vehicles were involved in the collision.
The occupants of one of the vehicles have been extricated by removing the roof of the car.
3 persons were involved in the incident, 2 of which, a male and a female, have been taken to St Mary’s Hospital – although, thankfully, are said to be in a non-life-threatening condition.
The second vehicle involved appears to be a supermarket delivery van which has sustained front-end damage.
Photographs have been supplied by Freshwater Fire Station have been published with kind permission of the drivers family.