DEFENDER DESTROYED AFTER HITTING TREE AND ROLLING IN MIDDLE ROAD CRASH


The driver of a Land Rover Defender escaped with minor injuries when his vehicle rolled over several times after colliding with a tree on Middle Road during the early hours of yesterday morning (Saturday).

Police were called to the debris-stricken scene of the single vehicle crash, between Carisbrooke and Calbourne, at 01:12 on Saturday. They were alerted by the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

Island Echo understands the vehicle left the road and crashed into a verge and a tree before then rolling several times, destroying the vehicle. The car came to rest on its side.

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Amazingly, no one was trapped or seriously injured in the smash.

The 32-year-old male driver was taken to St Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Island Echo