The incident has occurred towards the bottom of Lushington Hill, with traffic backing up onto and around Racecourse Roundabout.
A Peugeot 208 has collided with a lamp post resulting in significant front-end damage.
Motorists head in and out of Newport and East Cowes face delays and are warned that visibility is poor due to the fog.
UPDATE @ 08:30 – Traffic is starting to ease in the area as Police direct motorists past the scene in both directions.
It appears that just 1 vehicle has been involved in the crash.
UPDATE @ 10:28 – Dashcam footage showing the crash reveals exactly how foggy the area was at the time of impact.