A MULTI-VEHICLE car crash has been reported on Long Lane this morning (Thursday), on the outskirts of Newport town.

At 7.55am, Southern Vectis tweeted: "Due to a road traffic accident through Long Lane, our route 8 service will divert via Staplers Road and Briddlesford Road until further notice."

UPDATE 8.20am:

At 7.49am, a single fire engine from Newport arrived at the scene in response to a four-vehicle road traffic collision. 

Firefighters were tasked with scene safety, and were stood down at 8am. 

UPDATE 8.29am:

At 8.09am, BlueWatch tweeted: 

UPDATE 8.55am:

Long Lane has now re-opened. 

At 8.54am, Southern Vectis tweeted:

UPDATE 12.33pm:

A spokesperson for Isle of Wight Police said: "We were called at 7.46am to a three vehicle collision, involving a Toyota Aygo, Nissan van and Renault Trafic van.

"One person suffered minor head injuries.

"The road was cleared by 8.47am."

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