Isle of Wight Festival goers still stuck in traffic gridlock

People have been forced to sleep in their cars overnight after the weather led to access problems at Seaclose Park, Newport, where the three day event starts today.

Around 55,000 ticket holders are expected to descend on the island and motorists traveling down yesterday faced queues for up to 10 hours after the main car park had become waterlogged.

Organisers opened extra fields and brought in metal tracks so vehicles could be directed to overflow car parks. Many had to ...

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