UPDATED: ROAD CLOSED AS FIREFIGHTERS WORK TO FREE OCCUPANT OF CRASHED NISSAN MICRA

Emergency services are responding to a road traffic collision near St Helens tonight (Thursday). 

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to reports of a Nissan Micra leaving the carriageway and coming to rest in a hedge at around 21:30.

2 appliances from Newport and Shanklin are on scene on a bend near Hill Farm, close to Oasis, alongside paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

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Police officers, an Operational Commander from the ambulance service and a Duty Fire Officer are also in attendance.

Firefighters are working to free the driver of the crashed Nissan Micra, which has become wedged in the hedgerow.

The main B3330 has been closed to traffic while the occupants of the vehicle are freed by fire and rescue crews.

Motorists wishing to travel between Beaper Shute and St Helens are to divert via Ryde or Yarbridge.

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UPDATE @ 22:55 – A man and a woman have been left in the care of the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

The road is expected to re-open shortly.

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Arthur Sausage
Arthur Sausage
5 days ago

Hope the occupants make full recovery.

Very worrying these accidents are getting a nearly daily!

Bird table
Bird table
4 days ago

What is it with these fields, hedges, lamp posts and other inanimate objects jumping out in front of cars! How dare they! Please erect signs, beware of, Hedge and Field, and leave the mashed up metal where it lies as a warning to other car drivers. I shall be driving very carefully later, just in case.

Know it all
Know it all
Reply to  Bird table
4 days ago

Yea . Should be a sign coming off the ferry’s ” Island trees and hedges are different”

ron
ron
4 days ago

Obviously been late night shopping at Oasis the best shop on the island

Mojo
Mojo
Reply to  ron
4 days ago

Best shop on the island ! Lol really love that

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