EMERGENCY services have rushed to a car crash in Blackwater this morning (Friday) — and two people are reported to be trapped in a vehicle.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and police have been called to the scene.

Southern Vectis tweeted at 10.13am that buses would not serve Merstone until further notice, due to the crash, and would divert via Rookley.

UPDATE 11.35am: A spokesperson for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said two people were cut free and left in the care of the ambulance service.

Two fire engines from Newport were sent to the scene, at St George's Lane, just after 10am.

A police spokesperson confirmed two vehicles were involved in the collision.

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