EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a collision between a motorcycle and a car on Blackwater Road, Newport.

The crash happened just after midday. One ambulance and one officer vehicle are in attendance, as well as police, and one lane of the road has been closed.

Traffic is backing up, and there are also wardens nearby, directing Walk the Wight participants safely across the road.

More to follow.

Update 12.50pm: Southern Vectis have delays to routes 2, 3 and while on diversion, inbound route 8 as emergency vehicles are in attendance.

Update 1.30pm: The IW Ambulance Service has left the scene. The male motorcyclist was taken to St Mary's Hospital but has not suffered any major injuries.