A DRIVER who crashed head-on with an ambulance is still wanted by police.

The crash happened in Blackburn Road, Astley Bridge, at about 6.15am on Monday when a BMW 325 Series crashed into an ambulance on the road near Crompton Way.

The driver of the BMW fled the scene and has not yet been arrested.

Two paramedics suffered minor injuries and had to go to hospital. The ambulance was on its way to an incident and had no patients inside.

Part of the road was closed until 12.15pm while investigators combed the scene and debris was cleared from the road.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.