Fatal crash near Leamington

A DRIVER has died after their car crashed into a tree and caught fire in Ashorne.

Ambulance, air ambulance and fire crews were called to the scene in Ashorne Hill at around 3.45pm on Saturday.

The driver was freed from the car, a black BMW, but paramedics confirmed the person dead at the scene. No one else had been travelling in the car.

Anyone who may have seen the car around the time of the incident is asked to call Police Constable Geoff Bell on 415000 ext 3997.