The driver of a Ford Puma car has been arrested after crashing into a Subuaru car carrying three people including a young girl. The tree in the Subaru are said to have life threatening injuries.
The A3020 Cowes Road was closed for many hours after the crash which Hampshire police say took place around 8.30pm on Friday. The girl was rushed to Southampton Hospital and the two adults in the Subaru were taken to St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight itself. They are said to be local people.
The police report that the driver of the puma was also injured and is now in St Mary's Hospital under police gaurd.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or who saw either of the vehicles prior to the incident is asked to call 101 quoting Operation Oakwood, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111