Police and paramedics are attending a road traffic collision on Appleford Road on the outskirts of Chale this afternoon (Wednesday).
The incident has taken place on the main road between the villages of Chale and Rookley, between the junction of Appleford Lane and Leechmore Cross.
It’s unclear at this time how many vehicles have been involved in the incident, which occurred shortly before 15:45. However, it appears at least 2 cars have gone through a hedge and into a field. A third car has also possibly been involved in the crash.
The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service has a paramedic crew and an operational commander on scene.
The road has been closed to motorists in both directions by Police. Traffic is diverting locally.
UPDATE @ 16:57 – Police have confirmed that 4 vehicles have been involved in this afternoon’s incident. It’s thought a Hyundai, a BMW convertible, a Ford Fiesta and 1 other car have been damaged.
Officers were alerted to the collision at 15:15.
3 people have been injured and are being treated at the scene.
UPDATE @ 18:05 – Appleford Road has now re-opened to all traffic.