Crash at Morton

By a County Press reporter

Thursday, August 21, 2014

 

UPDATED 12:26*

POLICE, firefighters and the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service were called after a car crashed into a tree this morning (Thursday).

Police were called to the junction of Morton Common and Avenue Road, near Brading, at 9.30am, following a collision involving a grey Kia.

The male driver was reported to be unconscious when emergency services arrived on scene and shortly after 10am firefighters removed the roof of the vehicle to free the casualty.

A spokeswoman for the fire and rescue service said the man was thought to have suffered a medical episode.

Road closures were put in place around the scene, according to police.

*At 12.18pm an NHS spokeswoman confirmed the man had been brought to accident and emergency at St Mary's Hospital and was being assessed.

The road had re-opened.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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