Police are investigating an incident in Chigwell where a car was in collision with a bollard.
It happened in High Road, opposite Luxborough Lane, at around 6.30pm on Tuesday September 8.
The driver of the vehicle, a blue Vauxhall Corsa, left the scene.
He is described as white, around 5ft 9ins tall, with light-coloured hair and wearing a checkered flat cap, black zipped hooded top or rain coat, and dark coloured jeans.
Officers are looking to trace the driver and speak to anyone who saw how the car was being driven in the moments before the collision.
If you saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please call 101 quoting incident 962 of 8 September or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.