POLICE are carrying out enquiries after a car accident near Newport left a teenage cyclist with back injuries yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Isle of Wight Police were called to a report of a collision between a car and a bike on Blackwater Road at around 5pm.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Officers attended the scene. The 16-year-old rider of the bicycle had sustained a back injury.

"The driver of the car was not injured.

"Enquiries into the collision are ongoing."