Driver uninjured after car crashes into field near Shanklin

A car has crashed off the main road and into a field between Shanklin and Ventnor this afternoon (Sunday, January 6).

Emergency services were called to Bonchurch Road near Cowleaze Hill at around 1 pm, after a Toyota Corolla came off the road.

The driver of the vehicle, who is thought to be male, thankfully escaped serious injury and emergency crews were rapidly stood down.

The owner, who is believed to reside in Bonchurch, will arrange the recovery of the vehicle himself.