Two people have been cut free following a crash near Blackwater this morning (Friday).

Emergency services were called around 10am to the main road between Blackwater and Arreton – near Topline Windows and the DPD depot.

At least two cars are understood to have been involved and the road is closed.

The fire service said two people have been freed and left in the care of the ambulance service.

Traffic remains heavy in the area.

Southern Vectis says buses will not be able to serve Merstone and will divert via Rookley.