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RYDE HIGH STREET CORDONED OFF AMID MEDICAL EMERGENCY

A section of the High Street in Ryde has been cordoned off by Police this afternoon (Wednesday) amid a medical incident, in which an elderly individual is being tended to in the middle of the road.

Police and paramedics are on scene near the laundrette at the junction of the upper High Street and St Johns Road.

Island Echo understands an elderly individual suffered a medical episode shortly before 14:30 and was initially assisted by passing members of the public.

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No road traffic collision has taken place.

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are now tending to the patient, supported by members of the public and Police.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary has closed the one-way street at both ends with cordons now in place.

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Children leaving nearby Ryde Academy – and other pedestrians – are being diverted away from the scene via Prince Street and/or West Street.

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Traffic is heavy in the area so motorists should allow extra time for local journeys.

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Jim Boon
Jim Boon
30 days ago

I hope the person is okay.

Tiny reg dennis
Tiny reg dennis
Reply to  Jim Boon
29 days ago

The first time we had the opportunity was the day we had the chance of being together

Julian Hutley
Julian Hutley
Reply to  Tiny reg dennis
29 days ago

Man I feel like a woman

NickyC
NickyC
Reply to  Julian Hutley
28 days ago

You are a very sick little man,if you think this is a joking matter

Bert
Bert
29 days ago

I hope they are all ok, and making a good recovery

 

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