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RTC LEADS TO OIL SPILL

havenstreetbiffacollisionUPDATED: A road traffic collision in Havenstreet has resulted in an oil spill and the closure of the through road this morning (Thursday).

Emergency services were called to the scene between Lind Farm and Guildford Farm shortly before 08:00 following reports of a road traffic collision on Combley Road.

The assistance of the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was requested at 08:00 with one appliance from Newport Fire Station responding to the incident.

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The road has been closed in both directions with motorists being diverted via Firestone Copse.

A crew from Island Roads are due at the scene to clear an oil spill from the carriageway.

UPDATE @ 10:41 – Two persons have been taken to St Mary’s Hospital following the two-car collision, which involved a Ciroen C3 and a Peugeot 106.

The road has now reopened.

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