A road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist on the main road at Blackwater is causing delays in and out of Newport this morning (Thursday).
The incident has occurred on Blackwater Road outside Mole’s Country Stores.
Emergency services are on scene with the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service mobilising 1 paramedic crew so far.
Traffic is building in the area with motorists advised to divert via Long Lane/Downend until further notice. The road is expected to be closed shortly.
Southern Vectis buses are facing delays and diversions.
UPDATE – The motorcyclist has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital suffering with arm injuries.
Blackwater Road has now re-opened and buses have returned to a normal route.
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