Person freed after car crashes into building

A person had to be freed from a car after it crashed into a building in Invercargill this evening.

Emergency services responded to the incident on Rimu Rd about 8pm.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said they were alerted by paramedics to an engine fire, and an appliance from Invercargill attended.

A person was trapped for a time but was freed from the car around 8.40pm.

A police spokeswoman said initial indications suggested the person had sustained moderate injuries.

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