Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

SHUNT CAUSES TAILBACKS BETWEEN NEWPORT AND COWES

UPDATED: Motorists heading to and from Cowes are facing delays this afternoon (Sunday) due to a 2-car road traffic collision.

The incident has taken place close to Horsebridge Hill and is leading to traffic tailbacks in the area. Vehicles are backing up to the County Showground (southbound) and St Mary’s Hospital (northbound).

Emergency services are on scene and are attending to those involved, although no one is thought to have been seriously injured.

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The crash occurred at around 14:00.

Southern Vectis are advising of 10 minute delays to their Route 1 service.

UPDATE @ 15:17 – Recovery of the vehicles has now taken place and therefore traffic is free-flowing once again.

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