It happened on the B3081 near Verwood - he had to be cut free by firefighters.
Ferry Passenger Jumps Overboard
A passenger has been rescued from the sea near Portsmouth after they jumped overboard from the Isle of Wight ferry.
It happened just before 7pm on Wednesday 28th September 2011.
The Ferry company have released this statement:
Wightlink can confirm that on the 1847 sailing from Ryde last night (28 September) a man climbed over the railings onboard Wight Ryder I and entered into the water on the vessels approach into Portsmouth.
The Captain and crew followed all emergency procedures and the passenger was picked up by a passing yacht and taken to the camber in Portsmouth where medical assistance was waiting. A police launch was also in the area and accompanied the yacht to the camber.
Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
Anne-Marie Ellement took her own life after claiming she'd been raped by two colleagues.
48 Zany Zebras sculptures were sold off to raise money for Marwell Zoo.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.