Enquiries are ongoing after a driver fled the scene following a collision with another vehicle outside Fremington last night (Friday), police say.

A motorist in a black Kia Cee’d reported the incident at in Old School Lane at 9.20pm.

A police spokesman said the man behind the wheel of the Ford Mondeo and a female passenger reportedly ran off towards Fremington.

He told the Gazette a dog was used to try and trace the driver and that both vehicles were registered to the local area.

The road was blocked while the cars were recovered.