POLICE AND PARAMEDICS CALLED TO CAR IN HEDGE AT BLACKWATER

Emergency services are in attendance at an apparent single vehicle collision on the outskirts of Newport this evening (Tuesday).

A car has left the carriageway and careered into a hedge on Blackwater Road, near Moles Country Stores.

Police are on scene alongside an ambulance crew from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

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The incident occurred shortly before 18:00.

The road remains open with minor delays.

UPDATE – The incident has now been cleared.

It’s thought the driver suffered a medical episode at the wheel.

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Islander
Islander
8 days ago

The incident actually happened shortly after 5.30 as I actually called in to the police to report… hopefully the occupant(s) are all okay

pcw
pcw
Reply to  Islander
8 days ago

Well done

pcw
pcw
8 days ago

I Love the Unsung Heroes

Incredible !!
Incredible !!
8 days ago

Similar place a couple of weeks ago.. wonder if same hedge !! Or maybe same driver !!

Phil mccavity
Phil mccavity
8 days ago

More bad driving on the IW

Helen
Helen
Reply to  Phil mccavity
8 days ago

Read the report, possibly a medical problem. It happens!

Nelson
Nelson
Reply to  Phil mccavity
7 days ago

More bad commenting on the IE.

Kev
Kev
Reply to  Phil mccavity
7 days ago

More Boring each time.

fred
fred
7 days ago

Should not be driving if you’re unfit to do so. Very rare that a healthy person has an issue. It’s part of the highway code to ensure you’re fit to drive.

Bansko
Bansko
Reply to  fred
7 days ago

So you will know if you are about to have an unexpected non previously known about medical condition? How very clever you are.

Emma chandler
Emma chandler
Reply to  Bansko
7 days ago

Exactly! Good on you for saying this

 

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