A DRIVER had a serious near miss after rolling their car in to a field.

The driver was travelling on Sudbury Road in Castle Hedingham when their car ended up in a nearby field, rolling on to its roof.

Luckily the driver was not seriously injured.

Essex Police arrived on the scene shortly after and were forced to enlist the help of a nearby farmer to help move the wrecked hatchback.

In a tweet, Essex Roads Policing Unit said: "We are at the scene of a road traffic collision on Sudbury Road Castle Hedingham. There are no serious injuries, and the farmer is helping us get the car out from the field."

"The farmer has carried the car to the road, this will help @LJ01621730000 recovery."