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ambulanceservicelogoUPDATED: Emergency services are this evening (Thursday) attending a road traffic collision near East Cowes involving a motorcyclist and a pick-up. 

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are currently treating the motorcyclist for injuries sustained at the scene on Whippingham Road, at the junction with Old East Cowes Road.

Police have temporarily closed the main A3021 from the Racecourse Roundabout.

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Island Echo readers are reporting that traffic is extremely heavy heading out of East Cowes.

UPDATE @ 17:45 – One person has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital in Newport this evening following the two-vehicle collision.

Police have re-opened Whippingham Road, with traffic starting to flow once again.

Delays are being experienced to Southern Vectis Routes 4 and 5.

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