A 4×4 has crashed into a front garden following a collision on Horsebridge Hill between Newport and Cowes this morning (Saturday).
The silver Range Rover has come to rest in the front garden of a residential address between the junctions of Noke Common and Stag Lane.
A white Audi has also sustained damage in the incident, which occurred shortly before 09:55.
Police are on scene.
UPDATE @ 10:20 – Police, fire and ambulance crews are now in attendance at the scene of the crash.
Island Echo is told that a passenger of the Range Rover is still in the vehicle.
Traffic is tailing back in both directions with Southern Vectis warning of delays to Route 1 buses.
UPDATE @ 10:55 – The road has now been closed in both directions by Police as fire crews work to extricate the passenger of the Range Rover.
All traffic, except for buses, is being diverted via Noke Common.
A total of 3 vehicles have been involved in the crash – a white Range Rover, a white Audi A3 and a black Peugeot 207.
UPDATE @ 11:15 – 1 male has been extricated from the car by means of a full roof removal.
The individual is now in the care of the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and is being conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital, just a short distance away.
Emergency services are making up and will be leaving the scene in due course. However, the road is expected to remain closed whilst recovery of the vehicles takes place.
UPDATE @ 11:55 – Horsebridge Hill has now reopened to all traffic.
The diversion route is still very busy.