Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Witham that left a pedestrian seriously injured.
A black Ford Kuga failed to stop for police in Newland Street at 3.35pm today, Saturday, January 2, and collided with a pedestrian in Mill Lane.
The car failed to stop and was found in Stevens Road. The driver had left the scene and enquiries are ongoing to find them.
A police spokesperson said: “The pedestrian, a man aged in his 40s, suffered serious injuries. They are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
“Witnesses to the collision or anyone in the area at the time who has dash cam or CCTV footage of a black Ford Kuga are asked to contact us quoting incident 634 of 2 January.
“You can contact us online at https://www.essex.police.uk where you can also speak to an operator using the Live Chat button between 7am-11pm or call 101.
“Or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org
“We will be referring the matter to the Independent Office for Police Conduct as the car had failed to stop for police at the time of the collision.”