Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


UPDATED: Fire crews from Newport and Freshwater, Police and the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are attending a road traffic collision at Calbourne tonight (Sunday).

Emergency teams were called to the scene near the junction of Elm Lane and Lynch Lane – known locally as Calbourne Crossroads – at just before 22:00.

The road has been closed.

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UPDATE @ 22:42 – 2 people have been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital tonight after the car they were travelling in collided with a tree on Lynch Lane.

Thankfully, they were not trapped inside the vehicle and are not thought to have sustained any serious or life-threatening injuries.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service and the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service have now stood down, however Police remain on scene whilst recovery of the vehicle is arranged.

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