TWO men ran off after a car crashed into a parked vehicle in Colchester.

Members of the public witnessed a Renault Clio collide with the parked car in Wimpole Road.

When police officers were called, two men got out of the Clio and ran off, leaving the damaged cars blocking the road shortly after 4pm on Sunday.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “Police are investigating a road collision in Wimpole Road, in Colchester, in which a driver failed to remain at the scene.

“The two occupants in the car ran off.”

Detectives are seeking one white male and one black male in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Colchester police station on 101.