Major Island road closed due to dangerous tree

Beaper Shute. Picture: Island Roads.
Beaper Shute. Picture: Island Roads.

ISLAND Roads staff are removing a dangerous tree leaning over a main Isle of Wight road this afternoon (Wednesday).

Workers are en route to Beaper Shute, between Brading in Ryde.

They will be removing a tree leaning dangerously into the road.

The road is being closed between Tesco Roundabout and Carpenters Road.

Island Roads has apologised for an inconvenience caused.

"We’ll re-open the road as soon as safe to do so," said a spokesperson for the highway service.

UPDATE:

The road has now reopened.