THE Hampshire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses following a single-vehicle collision in Newport yesterday (Monday).

A statement from the Constabulary said: "We are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle collision in Newport, Isle of Wight, last night (Monday).

"Police were called after a silver Ford C-Max left Calbourne Road and collided with a verge just after 11pm.

"The driver, a 65-year-old man from Freshwater, suffered a serious injury to his right wrist and was taken to hospital.

"Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist them.

"Maybe you witnessed the collision, or saw a silver C-Max in the area in the moments leading up to the collision?"

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting the reference 44200108635.