A crash involving a motorcycle is resulting in morning rush hour delays on the main road through Binstead this morning (Friday).
The incident has occurred between Ringwood Road and Cemetery Road, opposite the Fleming Arms pub.
Police are on scene having been alerted to the incident at around 06:30.
Thankfully, the rider is said to be up and about.
The road remains open under Police direction but Southern Vectis is advising of delays to its Route 4 and 9 buses.
UPDATE @ 08:57 – Police have confirmed that a motorcycle and a car have been involved in the collision, which occurred at 06:35. It’s understood the motorcycle was taking evasive action.
The collision is now being described as ‘serious’ following a deterioration in the rider’s condition.
The road has been closed between Ringwood Road and Newnham Road as a precautionary measure.
UPDATE @ 09:44 – Binstead Road has now re-opened in both directions following confirmation of the rider’s injuries.
Island Echo understand the motorcyclist has sustained a pelvic injury, but it is not life-changing or life-threatening.
Traffic remains heavy in the area, especially on Binstead Estate as the last vehicles to be diverted make their way around the residential roads.
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