One collision saw a child showered in glass as object protruding from trailer hit rear window of car.

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in two hit and runs in Combe Martin - one of which saw a child showered in glass.

The high-top Ford Transit van marked 'Highways Maintenance' on the back doors was towing a small trailer from which an object was protruding.

The first collision took place on King Street on Friday (January 8) at around 7.45pm.

The protruding object struck a blue Vauxhall Zafira vehicle on the driver's side, smashing a rear window and showering a child in glass.

The vehicle failed to stop and travelled on to Kentisbury where a second collision occurred where the object struck the driver's side front pillar of a van.

Police are appealing to any witnesses or anyone who knows the identity of the Ford Transit vehicle.

If anyone has any information contact police on 101 quoting police reference 827 08/01/16.