A DRIVER abandoned their car following a collision, police have said.

The grey Audi A3 had been seen in 'suspicious circumstances' several times in recent weeks and when officers checked the vehicle, it was found to have no insurance policy registered against it.

It is also said that the car had been involved in a traffic accident leading the driver to flee.

It is not yet known if the driver has been located.

Blackburn with Darwen Police said: "Tonight, neighbourhood officers have taken a vehicle off the streets that has been seen in suspicious circumstances several times over the last few weeks.

"Today, the vehicle - which has no insurance - has also been involved in an RTC before the driver abandoned the vehicle."