TWO cars mounted the pavement in Colchester last night.

The emergency services were called to Berechurch Hall Road at about 5.50pm.

A red car pulled out of Wethersfield Road onto Berechurch Hall Road, causing a silver Renault Megane to swerve into a white Vauxhall Agila. The red vehicle failed to stop at the scene. 

Four people were injured, three sustaining minor injuries. The other person, a woman aged in her 70s, suffered chest injuries and remains in hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call Pc David Scott at Stanway Roads Policing Unit quoting incident 912 of 10/10 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.