A man has sustained a nasty leg injury after being run over by a lorry in Carisbrooke yesterday (Monday).
The incident occurred on Carisbrooke Road near Cedar Hill at around 10:30.
Island Echo understands that the male pedestrian slipped, resulting in his leg going under the wheels of the passing lorry.
The 36-year-old has sustained a significant injury to his ankle and is believed to have been taken to a mainland hospital for specialist treatment.
A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary has told Island Echo:
“We were called following an incident involving a pedestrian and a lorry on Carisbrooke Road, Newport, at around 10.30am on August 12.
“The 36-year-old man suffered a fractured ankle and was taken to hospital”.
“The lorry did not stop at the scene.
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“Enquiries are ongoing”.