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Man arrested after pedestrain suffers serious injuries

Police are investigating a serious road collision on the Isle of Wight which left a 78-year-old man with life threatening neck injuries.

A Ford Transit van was travelling along Stroud Road, towards the junction with Camp Road, in Freshwater when it turned right and collided with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian is currently in hospital being treated for his neck injuries.

The van driver, a 27-year-old man from Totland, was arrested on suspicion of driving without due care and attention and was bailed until May.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roads Policing Unit at Shanklin on 101.