There has been a crash on Forest Road in Newport today (Monday).

*Updated

It’s understood a car and lorry are involved, near to the junction of Standen Road.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to the scene at 12.21pm. Two appliances from Newport are in attendance, providing scene safety.

Two people in the car are being checked over by ambulance crews – according to the fire service.

Traffic is very heavy in the area.

*Updated 1.27pm

*Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed it was called to a three vehicle crash at 12.23pm.

One person has suffered minor injuries and the road remains open.