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WHITWELL ROAD CLOSED DUE TO CYCLIST INCIDENT

UPDATED: Police have closed the main road to Whitwell this morning (Wednesday) as a result of an incident involving a cyclist. 

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and the Ventnor Co-Responder are on scene between Godshill and Whitwell and are said to be delivering CPR to an individual.

It is unclear at this stage if the cyclist has been involved in a collision, or has suffered a medical episode whilst on the road.

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Motorists should avoid the area for the time being.

UPDATE @ 10:50 – The male cyclist has been rushed to St Mary’s Hospital by Ambulance.

It is understood the road has re-opened.

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