A DRIVER had a "lucky" escape after her car overturned and ended up in a water filled ditch.

Police and fire crews were called at around 8.40pm yesterday evening to the single vehicle crash in Marshfield, Newport.

The driver, a woman, managed to climb out of the car after it flipped on to its roof and ended up in a reen.

A police spokeswoman said she was treated for minor injuries at the scene.