A pedestrian has been involved in a collision with a vehicle in Wootton this morning (Friday).
Police and paramedics are in attendance on the High Street between New Road and Wootton Bridge.
Island Echo understands that an individual has suffered a potential head injury after smashing into the windscreen of a silver Citroen C3. The car has been moved to a nearby car park.
A white van has also stopped at the scene.
Traffic is heavy on the main road between Ryde and Newport whilst emergency services deal with the incident on the Ryde-bound carriageway.
Motorists should avoid the area, diverting via Havenstreet or The Downs.
UPDATE @ 09:30 – The casualty has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital for further treatment. Their injuries are not being considered life-threatening.
Traffic is starting to flow in the area with the scene now cleared of emergency vehicles.
UPDATE @ 14:15 – Police have confirmed that the pedestrian, a 16-year-old boy, failed to look both ways before crossing the road. He stepped into the path of the oncoming car, which was travelling at low speed.