POLICE have launched an appeal to track down a black BMW which allegedly fled after crashing into a motorcyclist.

The incident happened at about 4.40pm on November 9 in Vange.

The rider of the motorbike, a man aged 30s, was treated at the roadside for serious injuries.

The black BMW continued on the A13, exiting at Basildon.

Essex Police has now released images of the car to identify the driver.

Echo: Vehicle - the black BMW travelling on the A13Vehicle - the black BMW travelling on the A13 (Image: Essex Police)

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We’re now able to release two images of the car concerned and would ask the public for their help in trying to identify the car and driver by checking any dash cam footage they may have if they were in the area at the time.

“If you have any information that could help us find them, then please get in contact with us.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online live chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

“Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

“Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

“If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

“Please quote incident reference 760 of November 9 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.”