A driver walked off after crashing their van into a vehicle before hitting a tree in St Albans.

Hertfordshire Constabulary has launched an appeal over the incident in Robert Avenue, whihc occurred on Thursday, November 18.

It was reported that a white Peugeot van struck a parked vehicle before colliding with a tree around 7.15pm.

The driver then walked off from the scene before police arrived.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information.

Detective Constable Ashley Young, who is investigating, said: “We’re appealing for anyone who saw the incident, or who may have seen the van prior to it, to please contact police. We’d be particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have captured CCTV or dash cam footage.

“A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information is asked to email ashley.young@herts.police.uk

You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 619 of 18 November, 2021.