A MAN was arrested following a crash in Colchester.

Police were called at about 9.40am on Tuesday with reports of a crash involving a Ford Fiesta and a Vauxhall Astra in Abbots Road, Colchester.

The Vauxhall driver, a 20-year-old man from Colchester, was reported to have disposed of items before officers attended.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Officers searched the area and found suspected drugs.

"The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs and possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

"He was released under investigation."