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Man In 40s Dies Following Fatal Crash In Outskirts Of Newport

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a fatal collision on the Isle of Wight.

Officers were called at about 10.10pm on Sunday 7 April, to a report of a single vehicle collision on Calbourne Road.

This involved a blue Mazda 6 which collided with a tree.

The driver, a 42-year-old man from Newport, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

His family have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

A dog was also in the car and was taken to an emergency vet, but had to be put down due to its injuries.

If anyone has any information about this collision, or any relevant dash cam or CCTV footage, please call 101 quoting reference number 44240146250.

You can also report online via this link.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org

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