Police are attending a road traffic collision between 2 vehicles on The Downs Road near Knighton this afternoon (Wednesday).
The incident has occurred at the crossroads junction of Lime Kiln Lane/Rowlands Lane and has involved a Mitshubishi L200 and a Vauxhall Astra.
The road has been closed to traffic heading towards Newport, with all vehicles being diverted via Knighton Shute. The Downs Road remains open as normal for motorists driving towards Ashey/Brading from Newport.
No one has been seriosuly injured in the smash but it is understood the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service have been requested at the scene.
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