Car on its roof at Whiteley Bank. Photo thanks to @iowightpolice.

Police are appealing for help after a ‘newly-purchased’ car ended up on its roof at Whiteley Bank today (Tuesday).

As previously reported by Isle of Wight Radio, emergency services are at the incident near to Ventnor this morning.

Police say they believe the vehicle’s driver lost control and as a result, the car – which officers think had just been bought – overturned.

The driver is described as being a white male, in his late teens, of average build, with short dark hair and wearing a dark hoody.

If you have any information, you are being urged to call police 101 quoting incident number 173 and today’s date.