A MOTORIST is being hunted by police after failing to stop for officers and narrowly avoiding a collision as they attempted to flee the scene.

The driver of a metallic blue Peugeot 206 was approached at the skate part on Bulpit Lane in Hungerford at around 3.40pm on Sunday.

The Peugeot nearly collided with another car on Inkpen Road, Hungerford, as it travelled towards the A338 towards Wiltshire.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Alan Hawkett said: "I am specifically appealing to the driver or any occupants of the vehicle that was nearly hit by the Peugeot on Inkpen Road.

"If anyone else has any information about the incident then I would also appeal to them to come forward by calling 101 or emailing: HungerfordandDownlandsNHPT@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

"You can also provide information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."