A driver is lucky to escape with non-critical injuries after his car hit a house and tree in South Auckland.

Police were called to the crash at 12.50am on Sunday.

"A car had collided with a house and tree, the vehicle was reported to be on its roof and one person was trapped," a police spokeswoman said.

Ambulance and NZ Fire and Emergency were also called to the scene.

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The driver suffered status three, non-critical injuries.