Police appeal for witnesses after single-vehicle collision in Newport

Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist them

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle collision in Newport, Isle of Wight, last night (March 23). 

Police were called after a silver Ford C-Max left Calbourne Road and collided with a verge just after 11pm. 

Serious wrist injury
The driver, a 65-year-old man from Freshwater, suffered a serious injury to his right wrist and was taken to hospital. 

Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist them. 

Get in touch
Maybe you witnessed the collision, or saw a silver C-Max in the area in the moments leading up to the collision? 

Anyone with information can call 101, quoting the reference 44200108635.


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Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 12:45pm

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Mr Magoo
The inconsistency of police appeals for witnesses is puzzling. Sometimes they are not made until weeks after an incident/accident but this one was last night so why the urgency? I appreciate the investigation is at an early stage but if the police were more forthcoming it might spur witnesses to come forward. The driver has a nasty injury and if a third party is involved (my speculation… Read more »