WELLS – Police said a car caught fire on Route 109 after a collision with another vehicle this evening.

According to police, the accident occurred shortly before 5:30 p.m. near the Sanford town line.

One driver, Eric Bertrand, 36, of Sanford, was injured in the crash and his car caught fire after the accident. The fire was put out by a passing motorist, police said.

Bertrand was taken to Goodall Hospital and then transferred to Maine Medical Center. Police said they don’t know the extent of Bertrand’s injuries except that they were not life-threatening.

The driver of the other car involved in the accident, Nicholas Hart, 19, of Springvale, and a passenger in Hart’s car were not injured.

Police said no charges have been filed, and an investigation of the accident is continuing.