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The Isle of Wight’s emergency services have responded to a minor road traffic collision at Knighton Shute this morning (Monday).

2 fire appliances – from Ryde and Newport – were called to the collision involving a Mercedes-Benz A-Class and a Suzuki Vitara at around 10:30.

The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service also responded to the scene with a rapid response car, an ambulance crew and an ambulance officer.

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Thankfully, no one has been injured in the incident with damage to the vehicles only.

It’s understood one car slowed to allow a large lorry to pass by, which in turn resulted in the second vehicle colliding with the rear quarter panel and coming to a stop on the grass verge.

Emergency teams are now standing down from the incident.

Although the road is currently closed in both directions it is expected to re-open shortly.

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