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Three injured in head on crash in Southend
2:00pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012 in Echo News
A DRIVER fled the scene of a head-on smash in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The man deserted his Mercedes A140 car after a collision with a BMW coupe.
Police officers were joined by the officers from the dog unit to search the area near the crash site in Priory Crescent, Southend.
They searched Priory Park and surrounding streets but the man, who was possibly injured, was not found. The police helicopter was not available to take part in the search.
The passenger in the Mercedes sustained minor neck and back injuries consistent with whiplash.
Paramedics also treated the driver and a male passenger in the BMW.
Both suffered minor facial injuries from where the airbags were activated on impact.
Both cars were also badly damaged.