Teenager suffers life-changing injuries after serious crash on Isle of Wight

Share this article
0
Have your say

A teenage boy has suffered life-changing injuries after a serious crash on the Isle of Wight. 

The 17-year-old was driving a black Volkswagen Polo when it was involved in a collision with a delivery van on Afton Road in Freshwater. 

The crash happened on Afton Road in Freshwater. Picture: Google Maps

The crash happened on Afton Road in Freshwater. Picture: Google Maps

The vehicles collided on the bend which sits between the Military Road and Manor Road junctions at around 8.20pm on Saturday. 

Police have said that the Volkswagen had been travelling northbound, and the van was travelling in the opposite direction. 

The 17-year-old driver suffered  serious and life-changing injuries while his passenger, a 17-year-old girl, also suffered serious injuries. The van driver was uninjured.

READ MORE: A32 crash leaves 13-year-old girl with serious injuries

Police are asking anyone with dashcam footage of this incident, or who witnessed it and has any information, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact them on 101, quoting 44190356464.

For all the latest news, traffic and travel, what’s on, Pompey, sport and breaking stories visit The News’s website. 

We will be bringing you all of the latest stories from across Portsmouth and surrounding area throughout the day. 

READ MORE: Actress in court admits impersonating missing toddler Katrice Lee

If there is a story you think we should know about, you can contact us via our email newsdesk@thenews.co.uk or via our social media channels – Facebook or Twitter. 

Do not contact us while you are driving.  To stay up to date with all the latest Portsmouth news follow us on twitter @portsmouthnews or like our Facebook page.