A DRIVER is being hunted by police after a hit and run crash left a nine-year-old boy with injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the car crash, which took place at around 5pm on Saturday, February 24.

The child was hurt after being hit by a car on Market Street.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A silver Peugeot, possibly a 106, was in a collision with the boy and failed to stop.

"The boy suffered injuries to his ankle and knee.

"The driver is described as a white woman aged in her 20s with long brown hair."

If you have any information about the car or driver or can help with enquiries, call 101 and quote reference 5218045068.