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MIDDLE ROAD CRASH BLOCKS CARRIAGEWAY

ambulanceserviceincidentblockrtcaccidentUPDATED: Emergency services are attending a road traffic collision in Calbourne this morning (Monday) that has involved several vehicles.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene on Middle Road outside Calbourne Mill at 08:40 and remain on the scene treating at least one casualty for currently unknown injuries.

A Nissan Juke and a Fiat Seicento have been involved

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The incident comes just 40 minutes after emergency crews responded to a car verses pedestrian collision in Ryde.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find an alternative route.

Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue LogoUPDATE @ 09:59 – Firefighters from Newport and Yarmouth are now in attendance at the scene, where a female is medically trapped inside a vehicle – believed to be a Police car.

UPDATE @ 10:11 – Fire crews are currently extricating the female from the Police car.

Island Echo understands the woman, a member of the public, was taken from her own vehicle and placed inside the Police unit before complaining of back pain.

UPDATE @ 10:30 – The casualty has been removed from the Police car without the need for cutting equipment to remove the roof.

The road remains blocked.

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