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POLICE RESPOND TO MINOR SHUNT ON THE DOWNS

policeroadclosureaccidentrtcPolice have responded to a three-vehicle road traffic collision on The Downs this evening (Saturday), the third incident at the junction with Newport Shute in the past few weeks.

Officers from the Isle of Wight Roads Policing Unit were called to The Downs Road at around 18:50 after receiving reports of two cars and a van having been involved in a shunt on the 60mph road.

No one has been injured in the incident, however a Fiat Punto has been recovered from the scene by Stag Lane Motors.

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On 14th April a lorry and car were involved in a crash at the same location. Just over a week later three vehicles were involved in a shunt, also at the junction of Newport Shute. On 30th April a van and car were also involved in a collision at the junction.

The road remains open.

 

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