The Isle of Wight's Military Road (A3055) has been closed this evening (Monday, June 24) while multiple emergency teams respond to a two-vehicle crash.

The collision happened near Freshwater Bay Golf Club, overlooking Freshwater Bay, involving a Citroen Nemo and a motorcycle.

Multiple police teams were called to the scene shortly after 5.30pm, alongside coastguard, ambulance and air ambulance crews.

The Needles Coastguard Rescue Team were en route to training on Military Road at the time of the collision and stopped to provide initial casualty care.

Freshwater Bay traffic map showing Military Road closed both sides of Southdown RoadFreshwater Bay traffic map showing Military Road closed on both sides of Southdown Road (Image: Google Maps)

The road has been closed in both directions while emergency teams deal with the incident.

The route has been blocked by Afton Road and Gate Lane, opposite the long stay car park, at the Freshwater Bay end of Military Road.

Meanwhile, at the other end of the road, traffic is being stopped at the Compton Beach car park at Hanover Point.

Motorists are being diverted onto The Middle Road (B3399).

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary have been contacted for a statement.