Staplers Road in Newport has been closed in both directions following a crash this evening (Thursday).

A Ford Fusion and motorbike were involved in the collision, according to Hampshire Constabulary.

Police were called the the incident at 5.47pm.

Firefighters are also on scene cleaning up a fuel spillage, according to the Isle of Wight Fire Service.

People are being advised to avoid the area.


*The road has re-opened.