POLICE are continuing to hunt a Mini driver and his pal and they fled the scene of a crash in Rochford.

The alleged incident took place in Sutton Road, Rochford, shortly after 12.30pm on Friday.

A red Mini struck a parked silver Vauxhall before sliding out of control into the busy road in front of oncoming traffic from both directions.

No one was hurt and no other cars collided with the Mini.

Police say two men, thought to be aged in their twenties, were seen to get out of the car after the crash and leave the scene.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We were called to reports of a collision in Sutton Road, Rochford, just after 12.35 pm on May 10.”

“One of the cars, a red Mini, was then abandoned at the scene.

“Officers are continuing a search of the area to try and find the occupants of the Mini.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 507 of 10/05.

Fire crews were also called to the scene but were only called upon to divert traffic around the incident.

A spokesperson from the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews were called to a road traffic collision at Sutton Road, Rochford at 12.43pm.”