Emergency services – including an air ambulance – have been called to an incident at Compton Bay in the West Wight tonight (Sunday).
Multiple police units and ambulance crews responded to the area at around 23:15, closely followed by HM Coastguard.
Coastguard Rescue Teams from Ventnor and The Needles are in attendance at the beauty spot and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance has landed nearby.
An Island Echo reader has told us that a person has fallen down the cliff.
UPDATE MONDAY @ 06:45 – 1 person has been conveyed to Southampton General Hospital by the air ambulance overnight after sustaining serious injuries.
The male fell around 20m down the cliff at Hanover Point (Compton car park). The extent of the man’s injuries is unknown at this time.
HM Coastguard worked to recover the casualty to the cliff top and transferred him into the care of paramedics.
Rescue teams stood down from the incident at around 01:30 this morning.