Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after a crash which caused chaos during rush hour in the city centre.

The collision between an Audi and Skoda happened at 4.50pm yesterday at the St Stephens roundabout.

Police arrived on the scene shortly after where they found the driver of the Skoda had gone missing.

Norwich Evening News: The driver of the Skoda fled the sceneThe driver of the Skoda fled the scene (Image: Contributed)

Officers had previously been in pursuit of the Skoda in Rose Lane and Market Avenue after the driver had failed to stop.

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The pursuit was stopped shortly before the crash due to safety reasons.

The driver of the Audi was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with minor injuries. 

Norwich Evening News: The crash blocked the busy city centre roundaboutThe crash blocked the busy city centre roundabout (Image: Contributed)

Norfolk Police are continuing inquiries to identify and locate the driver of the Skoda.

The crash caused long and widespread delays for commuters as Norwich's inner ring road became gridlocked.