UPDATED: A pedestrian has sustained injuries after being hit by a car on High Street, Wootton tonight (Friday).
Island Echo understands a silver taxi has collided with the pedestrian on the traffic light crossing near to Tesco Express.
Police were called to the scene at just before 20:45.
Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are conveying the individual to St Mary’s Hospital. The extent of their injuries is currently unknown.
The road remains open under Police direction.
UPDATE @ 22:00 – The pedestrian, thought to be a woman, has been conveyed to hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATE 6TH DECEMBER – Police are appealing for witnesses to this incident to come forward – http://www.islandecho.co.uk/news/appeal-witnesses-pedestrian-seriously-injured.