Forest Road reopened in both directions after crash

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Forest Road has reopened in both directions after a road traffic incident involving a Mini and a Toyota brought traffic to a standstill.

The road between Newport and Shalfleet is no longer blocked following the two-car collision.

St Marys Hospital. Photo by S Clarke

Southern Vectis  diverted the number 9 bus service while emergency services responded to the incident.

The crash is believed to be near Snow’s BMW garage.

The road was cleared and reopened at 10.35am.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson confirmed they had received a call at 8.56am, reporting a two vehicle collision on Forest Road.

One person was taken to hospital suffering from minor injuries.


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