Isle of Wight: Man Hit By Car In Newport
24 July 2014, 15:18 | Updated: 24 July 2014, 15:21
Police are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian and a car on the Isle of Wight.
It happened on the A3054 Medina Way just after 11am this morning (Thursday, July 24).
The pedestrian, a 35-year-old man from Cowes was seriously injured in the collision also involving a BMW M3. He has been taken to Southampton General Hospital to be treated for serious and life-changing, but not life-threatening, injuries to his arm and leg. No-one else was injured.
Police officers are now carrying out an investigation at the scene and a section of the dual carriageway will be closed for at least 4 hours. Diversions are in place.
Traffic is heavy in the area, and police are advising motorists to avoid Medina Way and adjoining roads for the time being.
They're asking anyone who saw what happened to contact Sergeant Dave Sanderson at Shanklin Roads Policing Unit on 101.