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MOTORCYCLIST INJURED BY CAR DOOR

cardoormotorcyclistcollisionventnor2UPDATED: A motorcyclist has been injured in Ventnor this evening (Monday) after a car driver opened their door.

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are currently attending to the injured female motorcyclist in the High Street. Police are also in attendance.

Island Echo understands the driver of a red car opened the drivers door as the motorcyclist passed by.

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It is feared the female biker may have sustained leg injuries.

UPDATE @ 17:26 – The 17:12 Ventnor/Shanklin/Ryde Southern Vectis Route 3 is currently delayed at Central Car Park as it is unable to pass the incident.

Traffic is being diverted locally.

A second ambulance is now on scene alongside two vehicles from the Isle of Wight Roads Policing Unit.

UPDATE @ 18:00 – The scene has now been cleared.

It has been confirmed that the second ambulance was attending the scene for a separate incident.

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