POLICE are appealing for information following a serious collision which took place in Freshwater last weekend.

A spokesperson for Isle of Wight Police said: "At around 8.20pm on Saturday, October 5, a black Volkswagen Polo and a delivery van collided on Afton Road on the bend which sits between the Military Road and Manor Road junctions.

"The Volkswagen had been travelling northbound, and the van was travelling in the opposite direction.

"The 17-year-old Volkswagen driver sustained serious and life-changing injuries.

"His passenger, a 17-year-old girl, sustained serious injuries ­— the van driver was uninjured.

"We are asking anyone with dashcam footage of this incident, or who witnessed it and has any information, to get in touch."

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101, quoting 44190356464.

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