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wheelcarcowleazePassengers on board Southern Vectis buses were forced to walk into Shanklin yesterday (Saturday) after the wheel of a Fiat Punto detached from the car, blocking the road. 

Cowleaze Hill between Shanklin and Ventnor was closed for a short time when the Blue Fiat became stranded in the middle of the carriageway on a corner near to Church Road.

Emergency services were called to the incident shortly before 16:30 yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

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There are no reported injuries.


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