THERE was a crash between a car and a van in Frome on Monday (December 21).

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the incident on Vallis Road, at 6.30pm.

A grey Volkswagen Golf and Mercedes Vito were involved in the road traffic collision.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Two male occupants of the car left the scene before police arrived. One was wearing a black hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms. The other had a grey hooded top on, a blue gilet and grey tracksuit bottoms.

"We’d ask them, or anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet contacted police, to call 101 and give crime reference 5220285753."