Car catches fire in early morning crash

A car caught fire in the early hours of this morning after crashing through a fence near Gore.

A police spokeswoman said the car crashed into a fence at the intersection of Glenkenich Rd and Waikaka Rd in Maitland.

It was reported to police about 4.45am and there was no mention of any injuries.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said the fire was extinguished and it was left in the hands of police.

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