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PERSON TRAPPED IN MORTON COMMON CRASH

mortoncommon2carrtc2UPDATED: Firefighters are working to free a person who is trapped inside their vehicle following a 2-car road traffic collision on Morton Road between Brading and Sandown.

Emergency services were called to the incident near the junction with Morton Old Road at around 08:30.

2 fire appliances from Ryde and Shanklin, a rescue tender from Newport and a duty officer are all currently in attendance alongside a rapid response paramedic and Police.

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1 other person has been injured in the incident but is described as ‘walking wounded’. They are being placed on a spinal board.

The main through road has been closed in both directions. As a result, Southern Vectis buses Routes 2 and 3 will divert via Yaverland until further notice.

Motorists are urged to find an alternative route.

UPDATE @ 09:55 – Morton Road has now reopened in both directions.

2 people have been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital by ambulance.

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