Isle of Wight Council bosses have overturned a vote by councillors - who had rejected the partnership to secure £900 million of funding.
Elderly Woman Seriously Hurt In Crash
An 86-year-old woman has been seriously hurt after being hit by a car in Verwood.
Police tell us her injuries are not life-threatening after she was struck by a Honda Civic being driven by a 92-year-old woman from Ringwood.
The collision happened at The Chase on Monday afternoon.
The elderly pedestrian has been taken to Poole hospital for treatment and an investigation has now started.
The busy road's being made two lanes in both directions between Segensworth and Titchfield - it's due to take 18 months.
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