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PEDESTRIAN HIT BY VEHICLE IN WOOTTON

ambulancerespondingnightrtcUPDATED: A man in his 20s has been involved in a road traffic collision in Wootton this evening (Thursday) having been hit by a passing vehicle.

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are currently treating the male for injuries sustained following the incident on Whiterails Road, Wootton. Emergency services, including Police, were called to the scene shortly before 17:45.

Island Echo understands a Southern Vectis bus driver spotted the injured man before bringing the Route 9 bus to a halt. The bus was not involved in the collision.

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The road is currently blocked in both directions.

UPDATE @ 18:50 – One male has been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport this evening with non-life threatening injuries, believed to be a broke ankle.

The road has reopened in both directions, according to reports.

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