A main road through Ryde has been blocked this morning (Friday) due to a road traffic incident.

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St John’s Hill is currently blocked – Isle of Wight Radio has been told.

It is thought a pedestrian is involved.

The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service said it was called to the incident at 7.46am. Police are also in attendance.

HSS Hire has tweeted to say the road is blocked.

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Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

*UPDATED 8.17am

*Isle of Wight Radio has been told the road is partly open.

**UPDATED 8.46am

**A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson has told Isle of Wight Radio:

“We were called to a two vehicle collision at 7.52am to St John’s Hill, Ryde. It involves a male on a bike and a Volvo.

“There doesn’t appear to be serious injury to the male, but ambulance are checking him over.”