Four remain in hospital following Newport Bus crash

person trapped in newport bus collision

Four people remain in hospital for a fatal bus crash on the outskirts of the Newport in the Isle of Wight.

A major incident was declared after a total of 25 people where involved.

Four air ambulances from across the South and Southeast attended the scene

A woman who was travelling in the red fiat Brava sadly died of her injuries after being hit by the bus after it swerved to avoid a mini that pulled out of the junction of Whitehouse Road on the notorious accident black spot.

The driver of the bus, a man in his 50s, is also said to have sustained a serious injury. He had to be freed by firefighters.

Ten people who were on the bus were also taken to hospital as a precaution.

Four others remain with critical life changing injuries and were flown to hospitals across the Southcoast.

Five Isle of Wight fire crews were sent to the scene and used cutting equipment to remove three people from one car as well as freeing the bus driver from his cab.

Forest Road was closed for over 11 hours the crash scene at the Whitehouse Road junction.