POLICE are searching for the driver of a vehicle which was involved in a crash in Colchester.

Two vehicles, a white estate and a red Vauxhall Corsa, were involved in an accident along Mersea Road, just after 12.50am on Thursday, January 3.

The crash took place near to The Grapes pub and a woman was injured in the accident. The severity of her injuries are unknown.

Following the collision the white vehicle continued to drive down Mersea Road, heading away from the town centre.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Anyone with information about this collision, who lives nearby or may have passed this car at the time and has dash cam footage, is asked to call the Stanway Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting incident number 22 of 03/01."

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.