A car has crashed on The Downs Road this morning (Wednesday).

Icy conditions have led to the car leave the road and end up in a field.

The driver has, fortunately, escaped any serious injury.

The incident has happened between Brading and the Ashey Road junction.

Drivers are being urged to take extra on the Island’s roads as temperatures hover around zero degrees.

A Met Office weather warning for ice is in place.

*UPDATED 7.55am

*The Downs Road has been closed between Brading and Ashey Road junction – according to Isle of Wight Radio listeners.

There has also been a crash on Stroudwood Road in Ryde – and we are getting reports of a car on its roof near Whitcombe Road in Carisbrooke.