A man has suffered serious injuries following an incident in Godshill this afternoon (Tuesday).

As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, emergency crews were called to the High Street at 3.25pm.

A man has been airlifted to Salisbury District Hospital for treatment after coming into contact with an electrical cable in the garden of an address on the High Street, according to Hampshire Constabulary.

The road was closed for a short time but has since been re-opened.