The A3056 is currently closed between the Blackwater junction and the road to Merstone due to a serious Road traffic collision. Three vehicle are involved and one is a heavy good vehicle.
Two fire crews from Newport are using specialist cutting equipment to remove the roof of one vehicle to free the trapped passenger It is understood that a blue Island registered mondeo estate and white Skoda have been in collision with a large goods vehicle after the HGV stopped to allow Horses to cross the road at the near by footpath. One person has been freed by Isle of Wight fire and rescue service they have been placed on a spinal board and taken to hospital. A second person was treated at the scene was described as walking wounded. Recovered is being carried out by Police Contractors Stag Lane Motors. Please respect the closure and cordon at all times. Plan your journey accordingly and expect delays the road is likely to be closed for sometime
UPDATE:1116 The Vehicles involved have been recovered and the road is likely to be reopened in the next 20 minutes