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VEHICLE WITH 6 CHILDREN ON BOARD ROLLS ON PYLE STREET

carrollpylestreet7UPDATED: A vehicle has rolled onto its side following a road traffic incident on Pyle Street, Newport this evening (Friday).

Emergency services including the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are currently attending the incident, which has occurred near Town Lane.

UPDATE @ 18:35 – A number of children inside the vehicle, a Toyota people carrier, have been conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital as a precaution.

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Island Echo understands the vehicle was attempting to pass a Reynolds and Read HGV when it mistakenly mounted the ramps of the lorry’s trailer, sending the vehicle onto its left hand side. It came to rest against a white delivery van.

carrollpylestreet9No one has been seriously injured in the incident, however the male driver and 6 children are being checked over after being helped from the overturned vehicle.

Those involved are part of a local scout group.

One appliance from Newport Fire Station has attended the scene alongside two ambulances and a third ambulance patient transporter, all of which have now left the scene.

Pyle Street is currently blocked whilst recovery of the vehicle is arranged.

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UPDATE @ 19:30 – Stag Lane Motors have recovered the vehicle.

Pyle Street is now open in both directions.

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