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A van and a motorcycle have collided on Green Street in Ryde this morning (Tuesday), forcing the closure of the main through road.

The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are on scene at the junction with Station Street with 2 ambulance crews. A number of Police officers are also in attendance.

Emergency services were called to the incident at just gone 07:30.

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The road is closed in both directions from its junction with High Street and the West Street crossroads. Traffic is heavy in the surrounding areas as a result.

UPDATE @ 08:55 – The motorcyclist has now been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital. His injuries are thought to be serious but not life-threatening.

Green Street remains closed at this time whilst recovery is arranged.

UPDATE @ 12:43 Island Echo understands that the rider has been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with a broken pelvis.


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