The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and Police were called to Castle Street, between George Street and Nelson Street, at around 06:45 after a person was found in an unwell state.
Paramedics have rushed the individual to St Mary’s Hospital under blue lights. Their condition is unknown at this stage.
A section of the pavement in Castle Street has been cordoned off with a scene guard in place whilst investigations take place to establish exactly what has happened.
UPDATE @ 09:57 – Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that they were called to reports of a man with a head injury lying on the pavement in Castle Street this morning.
A spokesperson has said:
“We were called at 6.07am this morning, Friday, March 15, to a report of a man with a head injury lying on the pavement at the junction of Castle Street and George Street in Ryde.
“Following initial enquiries, we do not believe that the man was assaulted.
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“He has been taken to hospital for treatment.”