A ROAD in Shanklin has been closed following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
The incident happened at around 11.30am today (Thursday) in Landguard Manor Road, according to Isle of Wight police.
A police spokesperson said the extent of the pedestrian’s injuries were unknown. The pedestrian, through to be an elderly man, has been taken to St Mary’s Hospital.
The road was closed, but re-opened shortly afterwards.
A St Mary's Hospital spokeswoman said the man was in a stable condition.
*A police spokesperson said the man, believed to be in his 80s, suffered a serious head and chest injury.
She said the vehicle, a red Renault Megane cabriolet, was travelling towards the High Street in Shanklin when it was involved in a collision with a man.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either party prior to it.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Chris Powling at Roads Policing Unit at Fratton by phoning 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. Minicom users should contact 01962 875000.