There has been a crash on Forest Road on the outskirts of Newport this afternoon (Monday).

Two cars are understood to have been involved – a Toyota and a Citroen.

Police were called at 2.15pm.

Southern Vectis has tweeted to say the incident has happened at the junction of Whitehouse Road and Betty Haunt Lane. The Route 7 via Shalfleet is being diverted via Middle Road to Calbourne, Newbridge and will pick up its normal route from the Horse & Groom Pub.

The road is said to be partly blocked.

No serious injuries have been reported.