A woman was left in hospital following a collision with a car in South Woodham Ferrers. 

Officers were called to Marsh Farm Road shortly after 12.45pm on Sunday following reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car. 

According to Essex Police, a woman in her 70s, who was using crutches at the time, was walking along the road when the collision happened. 

She suffered injuries to her arm and leg and required hospital treatment. 

The car involved in the incident failed to stop at the scene and police enquiries are ongoing in a bid to identify the driver. 

A spokesman said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision, have footage or any further information to contact us, quoting incident number 0528 of 14 April. 

"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday between 10am-9pm.

"Visit https://www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

"If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555111."