BICESTER: A woman escaped a car in flames after it crashed into a stream off the A41.

The incident happened close to Wendlebury, near Bicester at around 7.30pm on Thursday.

When paramedics reached the scene the driver had escaped the car by herself. Two fire engines arrived and put out the flames and the woman was left in the care of the ambulance service.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.