POLICE are hunting the driver of a car who ran off after a crash in Birkenhead.

Emergency services were called at around 10.50am to a crash involving a Vauxhall Astra and a Ford Fiesta on the junction of Laird Street and Mallaby Street.

The male driver of the Ford Fiesta fled the scene towards the direction Bassey Street after the accident.

Police are now making CCTV enquiries to trace him.

He is white, in his 20s of stocky build and was wearing a grey hoodie. 

Anyone who has information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.