A Land Rover Freelander has crashed into a number of parked cars and rolled onto its side on York Avenue, trapping the occupant.
Witnesses say the 4×4 vehicle was travelling the wrong way up the bottom half of York Avenue when the incident occurred at just before 12:45.
Fire crews from Newport and East Cowes are on scene alongside the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and Police.
The road has been closed to all traffic.
UPDATE @ 13:40 – 1 male has been extricated from the vehicle by means of a windscreen removal. He has not sustained any serious injuries but is being conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.
The car has been safely rolled back onto all 4 wheels by firefighters. Recovery has been arranged.
UPDATE @ 17:20 – A 39-year-old man from East Cowes has been arrested following the earlier collision on York Avenue, Police have confirmed.
It is unknown at this stage what the man has been arrested on suspicion of.