A crash on a major Isle of Wight road this afternoon (Sunday, December 3) has seen the route closed and serious damage caused to both vehicles.

UPDATE: Three people injured in serious two-car crash on main Island road


Emergency teams were called to reports of a two-vehicle collision on the main Yarmouth to Newport route, Yarmouth Road (A3054), near the former home of the Rhythmtree Festival.

The collision involved a Fiat and a Toyota, with both cars suffering serious front-end damage and the Fiat rolling onto its side.

Isle of Wight County Press:

Police have closed the road while emergency teams clear up the incident.

Divisions are in place on Southern Vectis' number seven route because of the incident.

All buses going via Shalfleet are diverting via Middle Road and Elm Lane into Shalfleet to continue on the normal route. 

More to follow.