A pensioner suffered a broken leg after she was hit by a motorbike.

The woman, who is in her 70s, was walking over a zebra crossing on High Road, Pitsea, when the incident happened.

She was knocked to the ground by the motorbike near to the Two Bridge garage.

A pillion passenger on the motorbike helped the woman to her feet and then walked her home.

But it was later discovered she had suffered a broken leg.

The rider of the motorbike left the scene after the incident, which happened around 9.30pm on Saturday, November 13.

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A police spokesman said: “We are appealing for anyone who was driving in the area at the time and who may have dashcam footage which would be useful for us to contact us on 101, quoting incident 1329 of November 13.

The pillion passenger is described as a black man, 5ft 6ins tall and aged between 20-25 years-old.

He was wearing leathers and a crash helmet. You can also submit information about the incident online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.