Isle of Wight serious crash

A crash that closed an Isle of Wight road this afternoon saw a police officer cut out of his car.

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Four car pile-up on Isle of Wight

Emergency services cut injured out of their cars Credit: Bright Wight images

A police officer has been removed from his car by firefighters after a four car crash this afternoon on the Isle of Wight.

The accident happened before 3pm and the four people involved have been hospitalised in Newport and their conditions are unknown.

The crash closed the road earlier today but it has now re-opened Credit: Bright Wight images

Lushington Hill inn Wootton has now re-opened while police investigate the circumstances behind the crash.

Emergency crews worked to rescue the drivers from their cars Credit: Bright Wight images

Police car involved in serious crash

The car's roof had to be cut off Credit: Trevor Chapman

A police officer has been involved in a serious car crash that closed the A3054 on the Isle of Wight.

The car's roof had to be cut off to rescue the officer in the four car crash.

Hampshire Police say that four people have been injured and taken to St Mary's Hospital.

Three other cars collided with the marked police car at around 3pm this afternoon on Lushington Hill.

The road had to be closed both ways between A3021 Whippingham Road and Station Road and there is no access to Wooton Bridge from Newport or Whippingham.

Emergency services work to cut free victim Credit: Trevor Chapman
Ambulance and fire crews work to rescue crash victim Credit: Trevor Chapman

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