A woman who lost control of her vehicle and smashed into a tree on Haldimand Road 55, Hagersville Sunday morning, is lucky to have escaped with her life after her vehicle burst into flames.

The female driver sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

41 year old Sara Ann Corcione of Hagersville has been charged with multiple offences including: Driving while under suspension; Careless driving; Driving a motor vehicle without a current and valid permit