Driver escapes rollover crash into Welland river with no injuries

Welland Fire, Niagara EMS and Niagara police were called to the area of Cross St. at Merritt Island in Welland Tuesday evening after a driver lost control and rolled his car into the river.

Police say the driver came around the corner from Cross St. when he lost control of the car. He then over-corrected and collided with a tree before rolling down a hill into the river.

The driver escaped from the upside down submerged car with no injuries.

The car was pulled from the river.

No charges were laid in the incident.