Two cars collided at the Racecourse Roundabout near Whippingham this morning (Monday), causing delays for bus routes 4 and 5, school buses and hundreds of motorists.

Southern Vectis tweeted:

“Accident at Whippingham Road. The Route 5 and route 4 are unable to serve East Cowes. If You need to get to East Cowes take a route 1 to Cowes and use the Floating Bridge.”

An Audi and a Peugeot were involved in the incident and Hampshire Constabulary says one person was taken to hospital.

For a time, school bus routes 333, 321 & SEN 4 were unable to serve East Cowes.

The road has now been cleared.

Traffic is heavy around Whippingham and Wootton