A WOMAN and passenger suffered injuries in a crash involving a Ford car and a stolen blue BMW.

Police are hunting for the drivers of a stolen blue BMW 318i after it was involved in a collision in Wash Water at the junction with Andover Road in Newbury.

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Officers believe the BMW — with the partial number plate registration RJ52 — is involved in a number of burglaries.

The crash happened at about 2.58pm on Friday, January 31, where a woman in her 40s was driving a Ford C-Max with a male passenger.

The woman driver suffered a head injury while the man in his 30s sustained a shoulder injury.

They did not need to go to hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the road traffic collision and can assist officers with their investigations.

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Three men, all white and aged in their mid-twenties and wearing black hooded tops, ran off from the BMW towards the Hampshire direction.

Investigating officer PC Ryan Tench, based at Newbury police station, said: “I am appealing for anybody who may have witnessed this collision or who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage of the incident, to make contact with police.

“Anyone with any information should call the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43200037519 or make a report online.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”