Police hunt hit and run driver

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POLICE are hunting the driver of a small dark hatchback which was involved in a head-on collision between Burniston and Cloughton yesterday.

The incident was at about 6.35am on the A171 and the driver was heading towards Scarborough.

The car overtook a number of vehicles before colliding with a blue Vauxhall Corsa driven by a 21-year-old man.

A black Vauxhall Astra took evasive action to avoid the car and hit a wall. The driver, a 28-year-old man, was treated for minor injuries in Scarborough Hospital. The unknown vehicle left the scene of the collision and police are appealing for witnesses.

Contact TC Richard Hammond on 0845 6060247.