ONE person has been transported by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital following an incident in Ryde last night (Saturday).

Emergency services were called just before midnight to attend to an unconscious adult male.

Isle of Wight NHS Ambulance service dispatched two vehicles to the scene on Green Street, Ryde, where police were also in attendance.

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance were also despatched and landed in Simeon Street Recreation Ground. 

The male was treated at the scene by emergency services and transferred by ambulance to the air ambulance in the Recreation Ground.

He was then transported to Southampton General Hospital for further treatment.