A car has crashed into a house in South Auckland tonight, injuring three people.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said the injuries were minor and the injured were not likely to be taken to hospital.

She did not know if the driver was among the injured following the 10.05pm crash on Settelment Rd, Papakura, but a police spokeswoman said she understood the driver had left the scene.

Police had not yet arrived at 10.15pm, she said.