Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man, 93, dies in Freshwater two-car crash

A 93-year-old man has died following a crash involving two cars on the Isle of Wight.

The collision happened in Newport Road, also known as Middle Road, near Freshwater shortly before 08:30 BST.

The driver of one of the cars, a Ford Fiesta, was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital but later died.

A 54-year-old woman, who was driving a Volkswagen Polo, suffered multiple fractures. She is in a stable condition in St Mary's Hospital, Newport.

The road remained closed throughout the day.

Police believe one of the vehicles was overtaking a school bus that was pulling into a bus stop.

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