Four injured in car deck ferry collapse on Isle of Wight

A car deck fully loaded with vehicles has collapsed on a ferry on the Isle of Wight. Four people have been taken to hospital after the incident at Wightlink's Fishbourne terminal, although none are believed to be in a life-threatening condition.

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Four injured after car deck collapses on ferry

A car deck fully loaded with vehicles has collapsed on a ferry on the Isle of Wight.

Four people have been taken to hospital after the incident at Wightlink's Fishbourne terminal, although none are believed to be in a life-threatening condition.

Paramedics, police and fire crews were called to the scene shortly before 10.30pm yesterday.

A photo obtained by OnTheWight news service showed a number of cars facing downwards on the collapsed deck.

The injured passengers were treated at St Mary's Hospital for a variety of injuries, but all were conscious and breathing, the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service said.

"It is very fortunate that it was only four people injured, all things considered," a spokesman added.

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