POLICE are investigating after a vehicle fled the scene of a four vehicle crash in Colchester.

The accident took place in Cowdray Avenue at around 4pm on Saturday, June 7.

One of the four vehicles involved, a silver Vauxhall Corsa, sustained substantial damage to the front and rear but left the scene.

It was later found abandoned on St Andrew's Avenue.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We are appealing for anyone who saw or has CCTV or dash cam footage of the collision itself but also of a man walking away from the Corsa in St Andrews Avenue.

"If you have any information please call us on 101 quoting incident 761 of June 7 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."