Cars struggled on Lake Hill last night and several were abandoned. Picture by Burns Photography.
DRIVERS in the South Wight have been urged to only drive if necessary this morning (Tuesday).
THREE cars were involved in a crash in Whitwell yesterday (Monday) evening.
Isle of Wight emergency services were called to the collision, at St Lawrence Shute, at 6.53pm.
One person was freed from their vehicle by firefighters and taken to St Mary's Hospital with cuts to their hands, according to a spokesman for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service.
No-one was thought to have been seriously injured.
Lake Hill was among one of the worst spots last night, with several minor accidents and cars being abandoned, however the road was clear this morning.
There have been no collisions reported since 6am, according to a police spokesman at 8.30am.
Traffic on the main Whitwell to Godshill road is slow due to to snow and ice, and some cars have been abandoned.
Areas around Niton, Whitwell and Ventnor have been worst hit, and police have advised people living in the south of the Island to drive only if it necessary.
A tree has been partially brought down at Warlands Lane, Shalfleet, and is hanging over the road. There is only room for a small car to pass underneath, according to police.