A car has crashed into a set of railings in Lake this morning (Monday), leading to extra delays in the area.
The blue Renault Clio has collided head-on with the street furniture at the side of the carriageway on Sandown road (Lake High Street), close to the former Co-Operative store.
1 fire appliance from Shanklin is in attendance at the scene in the interests of safety. The fire service was called out at around 10:15.
Traffic is heavy in the area with delays already being felt due to the 4-way temporary traffic lights at the top of Lake Hill.
No one is thought to have been seriously injured but paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are in attendance.
UPDATE @ 13:20 – A 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle whilst unfit through drugs, according to Hampshire Constabulary.
He remains in custody for questioning this afternoon.