Motorists are facing rush hour delays on the Island this evening following a multi-vehicle shunt on the Blackwater Road in Newport. Two vehicles are understood to have been involved in the shunt. The collision is understood to have taken place near to the junction of Shide Road and Blackwater Hollow Southern Vectis has diverted routes two and routes three via Merstone in both directions until further notice. Traffic is reported to be building already building up with long delays.
UPDATE: 5.50pm Two vehicles a white Vauxhall Corsa and Blue Fait have been in collision with each other both drivers have escaped injuries. Both vehicles have been recovered by Police contract Stag Lane Motors and the Closure has seen been removed by Police. Delays are now minimal
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